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No compensation for man cleared of murder

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

WELLINGTON - A New Zealand man, who spent 10 years in prison for a murder the Court of Appeal found he did not commit, was denied compensation Thursday after a lawyer’s report that he probably had carried out the crime.

Justice Minister Simon Power told reporters the lawyer who investigated the case found that Rex Haig [...]

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