ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 22, 2000
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.
(Tulia, Texas: Jami Floyd) The Texas murder case in which prisoner Ochim Marino confessed in 1998 to a murder for which Christopher Ochoa and Richard Danziger were convicted examined; Marino's confession letter sent to Governor George W. Bush quoted; details given of the DNA testing. [From prison, MARINO - admits to the crime.] [On Wednesday, BUSH, local prosecutor Ronnie EARLE - comment on the case.] [In prison, OCHOA - says his confession was coerced.] [Innocence Project Cardozo School of Law Barry SCHECK - cites the Texas system in which false confessions are given to avoid execution.]
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