Friday, October 10, 2014

Coverage of Susan King Exoneration

Louisville Courier - Journal 

Woman elated after murder charge dropped 

Susan Jean King's long ordeal is over.

The one-legged woman who claimed she pleaded guilty to a homicide she didn't commit only because she was railroaded by a state police detective won't face a new trial.

The commonwealth's attorney for Spencer and Shelby counties Tuesday agreed to dismiss charges of murder and tampering with physical evidence against King in the 1998 slaying of Kyle "Deanie" Breeden, said her lawyer, Linda Smith, supervising attorney in the Kentucky Innocence Project.

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