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CAV: Prior statement was cumulative, corroborated (access required)

Even if a witness’s prior consistent written statement did not meet the standards for admissibility under the applicable hearsay exception, it didn’t affect the jury verdict because it was corroborated by substantial other testimony. Background Appellant Juan Candelaria and Joseph Vaught were Marines stationed in Quantico, Virginia. Shortly after midnight on the morning of February 7, 2016, ...