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22-Year-Old Murder Case Back In Court

There's new developments in a 22-year-old Letcher County murder case.

Special Judge Eddy Coleman rejected allegations of jury tampering yesterday involving the 1986 trial of Benny Lee Hodge and Roger Dale Epperson.
The two were convicted of the 1985 stabbing death of 23-year-old Tammy Acker.
Court officials say today they heard evidence that Hodge claims may have prevented him from being sentenced to death.
They say the hearing will continue on April 2nd.


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