Md. appeals court overturns first-degree murder conviction

Court calls anonymous 911 call hearsay

A Maryland appeals court overturned a first-degree murder conviction Wednesday, saying a damning, anonymous 911 call that described the shooting at a northern Baltimore intersection should not have been admitted into evidence. The intermediate Court of Special Appeals also said Delvonta Morten’s defense attorney should have been given a greater opportunity to challenge the reliability of the ...

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