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WAYNE ARTHUR JORDAN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Writ of actual innocence — Newly discovered arrest report

In 1989, a jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County found Wayne Arthur Jordan, appellant, guilty of felony murder, armed robbery, robbery, use of a handgun in the commission of a felony, and use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence. The court sentenced him to life imprisonment for felony murder, a consecutively run term of 20 years (all but seven years suspended) for armed robbery, and to 10 years for the use of a handgun in the commission of a felony, to run concurrently with the life sentence.

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