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Confession by intoxicated man admissible (access required)

Where the record indicated that there was no police coercion in confession by intoxicated defendant, the confession was admissible. Background The commonwealth appeals the trial court’s pretrial order granting Nicholas Capps’ motion to suppress statements he made to police while intoxicated. On appeal, the commonwealth contends that the trial court erred in its determination that Capps’ statements ...