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Update: Key witness in murder trial now accused

Prosecutors have dismissed Angel Carrasquillo’s claim that he, not Jose Torres, fatally shot Miguel Cruz on July 4, 2001, but they now believe he was an accomplice in the killing. “Based upon that new information we reopened the investigation and ...

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DA plans to re-try Rochester man whose 2002 murder conviction was overturned 

The Monroe County District Attorney’s Office plans to re-try a man whose 2002 murder conviction was overturned Wednesday. State Supreme Court Justice Francis A. Affronti vacated the conviction and granted a new trial to Jose Torres, 48, who is serving 25-years-to ...

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