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Judge allows lawsuit by wrongly convicted man to continue


KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man whose murder conviction was vacated after he served 23 years in prison may continue with key claims in his lawsuit against a former Kansas City, Kansas, police officer and others accused of framing him, a federal judge ruled.

Lamonte McIntyre was convicted in a 1994 double homicide in Kansas City, Kansas. His conviction was vacated in 2017 and he was awarded $1.5 million in compensation and a certificate of innocence last month.

McIntyre and his mother, Rose McIntyre, allege in the lawsuit that sloppy police work led to his conviction. They also conte...

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