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Colorado / Masters Murder Case (Part I) #887939

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Jan 20, 2008
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(Studio: Tony Harris) The expectation that the conviction of Tim Masters, who is serving a life sentence for the murder of Peggy Hettrick††, will be overturned due to DNA evidence indicating another suspect noted. [MASTERS – reacts.]

(Ft. Collins, Colorado: Drew Griffin) The startling revelations from police investigator Linda Wheeler-Holloway† about Masters’ conviction featured; details given about the February 11, 1987, discovery of Hettrick’s body in a field in Ft. Collins, Colorado, and how Masters became suspect number one and was finally tried and convicted in 1999 despite no new evidence; scenes shown of Masters being interrogated back then by the police. [WHEELER-HOLLOWAY - recounts how Masters was blamed in the murder case; says there was no physical evidence against Masters.] [Attorney Erik FISCHER†- comments on the conviction.]

Harris, Tony;
Griffin, Drew

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