TITLE

Retrial granted for man jailed in double slaying

AUTHOR(S)
Caruso, David; Eltman, Frank
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Buffalo Law Journal;12/27/2007, Vol. 79 Issue 104, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the retrial which was granted for Martin Tankleff who was jailed for allegedly stabbing and bludgeoning his parents to death in 1988. According to the article, Tankleff will try to persuade the jury that his confession was attributed to teenager's confusion and the product of police trickery. Tankleff's lawyer Bruce Barket, said his client, who is now 35 years old and serving a prison sentence of 50 years to life is ecstatic about the new trial.
ACCESSION #
28057145

 

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