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In this June 2, 2011, file photo Mark Woodworth returns to court after a recess during a special hearing in Columbia, Mo. The Chillicothe, Mo., man twice convicted in the 1990 slaying of a Missouri farm wife was victim of “a manifest injustice” and should have his conviction set aside, a judge ruled Tuesday, May 1, 2012.

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Judge urges new trial in 1990 Missouri farm death

A Missouri judge ruled Tuesday that a man twice convicted in the 1990 slaying of a local farm wife was the victim of “a manifest injustice” and no jury would have convicted him had investigators done their jobs.

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