After 20 Years in Prison, Israeli Gets Murder Retrial Based on DNA Testing

Ovadia Shalom was convicted in 1995 in what the police suspected was a robbery gone wrong, even though no forensic evidence against him was found.

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For more than two decades, Ovadia Shalom has sat in prison protesting his innocence in the murder for which he was convicted. Sure enough, on Sunday the Public Defender’s Office asked a court to order a...