Court of Appeals overturns Charles County cold-case rape conviction

Citing a case decided in June by the Supreme Court, Maryland’s highest court held Thursday that a lab analyst who testifies at a criminal trial must be the one who conducted or supervised the DNA tests being offered into evidence. The Court of Appeals’ overturned Norman Bruce Derr’s 2006 conviction for a 1984 rape, saying he ...

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