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Nebraska court rejects inmate’s request for new murder trial – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2021-06-11 14:19:37 –

Lincoln, Nebraska (AP) — A man sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a woman in Omaha in 1999 fails to win a new trial despite claiming a follow-up DNA test exonerated him. was.

The Nebraska Supreme Court upheld Darryl Duncan’s first-class murder conviction. Duncan was convicted in 2001 of fatally stabbing one of his neighbors, Lucille Bennett. He was also sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for using deadly weapons to commit a felony.

Duncan insisted in his complaint that the new DNA evidence found in the two wallets should have cleared his name.

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