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Missouri Supreme Court overturns conviction in 1990 farm death

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 | 3:40 p.m. CST; updated 9:46 p.m. CST, Tuesday, January 8, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a man's murder conviction and life sentence in the 1990 slaying of a rural neighbor, but his prospects for being freed were quickly tempered when the attorney general's office announced it intends to retry him.

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