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WHYY: Philly DA, Pennsylvania Innocence Project seek justice through improved conviction review

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In March 2012, when Eric Locke heard he was wanted in connection with the murder of Joel Blumer — a crime he did not commit — he went into a police station to clear his name. Twenty-six months later, he is back with his family. On Monday, May 12, 2014, Locke was released from jail after being held for two years without bail and facing a possible death sentence for the murder.

According to his attorney, Anthony Voci, the information used to qualify Locke’s alibi had been available to police and investigators the moment Locke walked into that police station.

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