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Fourth Department reverses murder conviction, grants new trial

Hearsay testimony was improperly allowed in Syracuse murder trial

An appeals court has granted a new trial to a former Syracuse man who was convicted 18 months ago of murdering his estranged wife in 1985. Ronald Meadow, 62, was convicted of second-degree murder on Dec. 12, 2014, and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. Meadow’s lawyer claimed, and the Fourth Department unanimously agreed, that ...

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