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R v ROBERT GRAHAM HODGSON (2009)

PUBLISHED March 18, 2009
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[2009] EWCA Crim 490

A conviction for murder was unsafe and was quashed after 27 years. The prosecution case had proceeded on the basis that whoever had raped the victim had also murdered her and advances in science proved through DNA evidence that the accused had not raped the deceased.

CA (Crim Div) (Lord Judge LCJ, Irwin J, Wyn Williams J)

18/03/2009

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