Rick Green has been supportive of a new trial for Richard Lapointe from the beginning. His latest article in the Hartford Courant explains once again what has gone wrong in this case.
“One of the nation’s most notorious examples of alleged wrongful conviction will soon return to center stage, perhaps finally providing an answer to a disturbing question. Could convicted killer Richard LaPointe really have raped and murdered Bernice Martin?Rockville(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) courtroom this May, when a judge will consider evidence that his supporters say proves he deserves a new trial. The May hearing could lead to freedom for the mentally disabled man who was found guilty in 1992 of the rape and murder in Manchester of Martin, his wife’s 88-year-old grandmother. The result will say plenty about justice in Connecticut. There has been no willingness by authorities to re-examine the questionable circumstances surrounding LaPointe’s conviction.”
Perhaps LaPointe’s last shot at freedom will come in a
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