Michigan Court of Appeals overturns conviction in 1993 murder case

Johnny Kennedy was convicted in 2014

Michigan Court of Appeals overturns conviction in 1993 murder case
Michigan Court of Appeals overturns conviction in 1993 murder case

The Michigan Court of Appeals has overturned a conviction of a man serving life in prison for a 1993 murder.

The court overturned the 2014 murder conviction of Johnny Kennedy because a judge did not allow Kennedy’s lawyer to hire a DNA expert at public expense.

Kennedy was found guilty of killing a woman in 1993 in Detroit after police linked DNA on the victim’s body to him.

Prosecutors are now asking the state Supreme Court to look at the case.

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