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Tennessee refuses to allow DNA test that could exonerate a man 13 years after his execution

In the weeks before Sedley Alley’s 2006 execution, attorneys argued that a DNA test could prove he did not kill a young female Marine and could even identify the true murderer. Tennessee prosecutors, calling it an 11th-hour delay tactic, said Alley was not entitled to the testing. The court agreed. Thirteen years later, Alley’s daughter is ...

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