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DeVecchio Case #893611

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(New York City: Jeff Glor) New evidence in the case against former FBI supervisor Lin DeVecchio causing the murder charges against him to be dropped reported; details given on the case and the 1997 interview that disproved key witness Linda Schiro’s testimony; courtroom sketches and scenes shown. [In October, Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney Joseph ALEXIS†- outlines Schiro’s testimony.] [In 1997, voice of SCHIRO†- tells Robbins that DeVecchio had nothing to do with the hit on Columbo crime family member Joe Brewster.] [Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney Michael VECCHIONE†- asks that the charges be dismissed.] [“Village Voice” Tom ROBBINS†- says he couldn’t stay silent; comments on the case.]

Couric, Katie;
Glor, Jeff

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