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FRANCIS JOSEPH MALLY, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal Procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Body camera recordings

On the morning of June 23, 2019, Keith Snyder was bludgeoned in the head while drinking outside a liquor store with appellant Francis Joseph Mally, Jr. After the State presented recordings of Mally making incriminating statements to police regarding the
incident, a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County convicted him of second-degree assault. Mally, who received an executed sentence of eight years, challenges the admission of those recordings. He presents the following question for our review: Did the motions court err by denying [his] motion to suppress police officer body-worn camera recordings obtained in violation of the wiretap
statute?

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