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Claim Brockton Police Altered Evidence In Murder Case Gets Hearing05:49
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Darrell "Diamond" Jones was convicted of the 1985 murder of alleged Cuban cocaine dealer Guillermo Rodriguez in Brockton. Jones maintains his innocence. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Darrell "Diamond" Jones was convicted of the 1985 murder of alleged Cuban cocaine dealer Guillermo Rodriguez in Brockton. Jones maintains his innocence. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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A judge reviewing the conviction of Darrell "Diamond" Jones — a man who has served three decades in prison for murder and was the subject of a special investigative series by WBUR and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting — wants to consider more evidence related to claims that Brockton police deliberately altered a key piece of evidence.

Jones was in court this week for a two-day hearing at Fall River Superior Court to determine if he will get a new trial for a crime he insists he did not commit.

This segment aired on June 14, 2017.

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