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Resource ID: #15899
Subject: Wrongful Convictions
Source: Connecticut Magazine
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Date: Apr-99

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"When Manchester's Richard Lapointe was found guilty in 1992 of the rape and murder of his wife's 82-year-old grandmother, his case quickly became a cause celebre among those, both in and out of the media, who believed his confession had been coerced by police and even that he was innocent. As his conviction comes under review once again this spring, a reporter looks deep into court and police records and finds disturbing aspects of the case--and of Lapointe's personality--never reported by 60 Minutes, The Hartford Courant, The Washington Post and others. Have Lapointe's advocates, in their zeal to condemn the police and depict him as a harmless dupe, downplayed evidence that suggests otherwise?"

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