NYC judge vacates conviction in 1975 child death

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Posted: Friday, April 12, 2013 12:00 am

NEW YORK (AP) - A man jailed nearly four decades in the death of an 8-year-old New York City girl is a free man after a judge found his trial attorney provided a poor defense.

David Bryant was released Thursday afternoon, not long after a Bronx judge determined his defense in the 1975 killing had been flawed.

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