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CAV: Real perpetrator’s confession supports actual innocence (access required)

The court of appeals granted two petitions for writs of actual innocence, based on another person’s confession to both robberies for which the petitioner was convicted. Background In 2007, Petitioner Gary Bush was convicted in the City of Petersburg Circuit Court of robbery and sentenced to five years’ incarceration. At trial, a teller at Bank of ...