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Texas Supreme Court rules Alfred Dewayne Brown must be compensated for his wrongful imprisonment

In 2015, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals tossed out Brown’s conviction and death sentence in the 2003 murder of a Houston police officer. Phone records found in the prosecution’s possession, but not shared with the defense at trial, supported Brown’s alibi that he was at his girlfriend’s house during the crime.

The Texas Supreme Court on Jan. 15, 2020.

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