Stephen Nodine: Battle over re-trial begins

In the Mobile Press Register, former County Commissioner Stephen Nodine’s attorney is claiming misconduct by the prosecution in the first trial of Nodine for the murder of his girl friend, Angel Downs.

Dennis Knizley said that the District Attorney’s Office never informed the defense that it requested the state’s medical examiner to re-examine the body of Downs. Prosecutors said that the second examination yielded no report.

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