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Court upholds conviction of man who searched Falmouth murder victims for drugs




A man who rifled through the pockets of two homicide victims looking for drugs and left his shoe prints in a blood-soaked crime scene in a Falmouth home before stealing $240 in cash was properly convicted of stealing from a building, a state appeals court ruled this week.

Darryl S. Green lived on Central Avenue in Falmouth on June 11, 2013, when Crystal Perry and Kristofer M. Willams were murdered early that morning in their home a few doors away from Green’s home, a double homicide that remains unsolved four years later.

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Green entered the apartment, according to a confession he gave to homicide investigators in 2013, searched Perry’s body where he found it in the kitchen, and rolled

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New evidence has cast doubt over conviction of Michael Stone guilty of notorious Chillenden murders

Doubt has been cast over the conviction of Michael Stone, who was found guilty of the notorious Chillenden murders, which shocked the nation.

Stone has always denied the charges but was found guilty of the brutal murder of Lin Russell and her six-year-old daughter Megan nearly two decades ago.

He was also convicted of the attempted murder of Lin’s other daughter Josie, then-nine, who suffered horrendous head injuries in the same attack but miraculously survived.

The Tunbridge Wells-born heroin addict, who lived in Medway at the time of his arrest, has spent 19 years behind bars, serving three life sentences for their deaths, but has always maintained his innocence.

He was found guilty after several appeals on the basis of a damning statement by fellow murderer Damian Daley, but now fresh evidence has cast doubt over the reliability of Daley’s testimony.

Read more: New evidence has emerged in the Michael Stone Chillenden Murders case

Read more at: http://www.kentlive.news/bbc-documentary-casts-doubt-over-michael-stone-convicted-for-killing-lin-and-megan-russell-in-kent/story-30363480-detail/story.html