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Benjamin Bird



Receiving Stolen Property (Incl. theft by receiving stolen property)


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Cape Girardeau

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Cape Girardeau


Judicially Exonerated

Summary of Case:

"Benjamin Bird was wrongly convicted in 1997 of receiving stolen property in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. "

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"On September 7, 1999 Bird's conviction was vacated by the Missouri Court of Appeal based on the prosecution's introduction of insufficient evidence of his guilt."

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"State v. Bird, 1 SW 3d 62 (Mo. Ct of Appeals, Eastern Dist., 4th Div., 9-7-1999) (Vacating conviction based on insufficient evidence.)"

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