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Wrongly Convicted Man Exonerated

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The murder conviction of Jerome Thagard was dropped in a matter of seconds.
In court this morning, Judge Richard Kloch threw out the conviction of the 21 year in old in connection with the death of Steven Northrup in 2009.

Thagard had told police he was watching television with his mother at the time of the shooting.

Witnesses who told investigators Thagard was the shooter later recanted, and police later found the weapon used was also used in other shootings.

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Locations : Buffalo
People : Jerome ThagardRichard KlochSteven Northrup
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