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Darrell "Diamond" Jones was convicted of the 1985 murder of alleged Cuban cocaine dealer Guillermo Rodriguez in Brockton. Jones, now 48, maintains his innocence after three decades in prison. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Darrell "Diamond" Jones was convicted of the 1985 murder of alleged Cuban cocaine dealer Guillermo Rodriguez in Brockton. Jones, now 48, maintains his innocence after three decades in prison. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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At 10:30 p.m. on Veterans Day in 1985 an alleged drug dealer was murdered in a Brockton parking lot.

Six days later, Brockton police arrested 18-year-old Darrell 'Diamond' Jones, of Boston.

Jones was tried, found guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole. But he's always maintained that he was innocent.

WBUR and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting present Part 2 of our week-long series: "Reasonable Doubts: Reopening The Case Of Darrell 'Diamond' Jones."

WBUR's Bruce Gellerman looks into the police investigation and finds a set of facts in the case that they jury never heard. Listen to Part 2 above, or you can read the digital version of our joint investigation here.

This segment aired on January 12, 2016.

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