Friday, August 28, 2009

Ethically correct charging decision

Well, I hope he can put the rest of his life back together.

It isn't easy to do the right thing ethically when you have a murdered victim and justice needs to be done. However, that being said, it isn't right to proceed when you do not have legally sufficient evidence.

Thank you Kevin for doing the ethically correct thing.

Man released from jail after charges dropped
By Craig Kapitan - Express-News

After spending 491 days in the Bexar County Jail, Julius Freeman is a free man.

Prosecutors opted Wednesday to drop a murder charge against the 43-year-old Georgia resident, whose fingerprint was found on a radio used to bludgeon a San Antonio woman a decade ago.

The cold case was revived last year when investigators matched it to him, using a national fingerprint database. Freeman, a self-employed used car salesman in Warner Robins, Ga., was arrested and extradited to Texas last spring.

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