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Texas / Yates Murder Case #776024

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 06, 2005
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(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Mike Kirsch) The overturning by a Texas appeals court of the murder conviction of Andrea Yates for drowning her children examined; courtroom scenes shown; details given of the ruling that psychiatrist Park Dietz†† misled the jury by claiming Yates patterned her crime after an episode of “Law & Order” on TV. [Harris County prosecutor Joe OWMBY†- comments on the testimony.] [Yates attorney George PARNHAM†- predicts Andrea will never be free from needing mental health assistance.]

Brown, Campbell;
Kirsch, Mike

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