KC man who says he was wrongly convicted may get second chance at freedom

KC man who says he was wrongly convicted may get second chance at freedom

DEPENDENT ON A WHEELCHAIR, ABLE TO STAND FOR BRIEF PERIODSF O TIME. NEW TONIGHT, A KANSAS CITY MAN WHO SAYS WAS WRONGLY CONVICTED OF MURDER MAY GET A SECOND CHANCE. A SPECIAL MAST JERUST RULED KEITH CARNES SHOULD GET A NEW IATR HE’S SERVING A LIFE SENTENCE FOR THE MURDER OF LARRY WHITE IN 2003. THE JUDGE’S RECOMMENDATION NOW GOES TO THE MISSOURI SUPREME COURT, WHERE JUSTICES WILL MAKE THE FINAL DECISION. THE JUDGE SAYS POLICE WITHHELD EVIDENCE IN VIOLATION OF THE CONSTITUTION. WEEKS AGO KMBC 9’S HALEY HARRISON TRAVELED TO THE OZARKS TO TALK WITH CARNES IN PRISON. HIS LAWYER PLANS TFILE

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KC man who says he was wrongly convicted may get second chance at freedom

Keith Carnes is serving a life sentence for the murder of Larry White in 2003

A Kansas City man who said he was wrongly convicted of murder may get a second chance at freedom.Keith Carnes is serving a life sentence for the murder of Larry White in 2003.Judge William Hickle, appointed by the Missouri Supreme Court to serve as a Special Master fact finder, concluded that evidence of a confidential informant was not disclosed to the defense, which could be the basis for dismissal of charges or granting of a new trial.The judge’s recommendation now goes to the Missouri Supreme Court, where justices will make the final decision.Carnes’ lawyer said he plans to file a motion for an expedited review by the state’s high court.

A Kansas City man who said he was wrongly convicted of murder may get a second chance at freedom.

Keith Carnes is serving a life sentence for the murder of Larry White in 2003.

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Judge William Hickle, appointed by the Missouri Supreme Court to serve as a Special Master fact finder, concluded that evidence of a confidential informant was not disclosed to the defense, which could be the basis for dismissal of charges or granting of a new trial.

The judge’s recommendation now goes to the Missouri Supreme Court, where justices will make the final decision.

Carnes’ lawyer said he plans to file a motion for an expedited review by the state’s high court.

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