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So you are saying the police have charged the wrong person with the murder? The person who did the killing has not been charged? Or there is a warrant for that person, too?
Well, you must remember that the State must prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt. So, it is unfortunate that this other person is being held. Perhaps, they can assist the police by cooperating and giving any information that may be helpful in securing this other person.
It would be beneficial to have a local attorney or the public defender speak to the District Attorney and let them know the person they are holding is willing to tell all they know to get the correct person who did the actual killing
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