By Kevin Fuller
Staff Writer 

Appeals Court Orders Retrial In Murder Case -Brevard NC

 

Melissa Dalton

A state judge has ruled a drug-addicted, mentally ill Brevard woman must get another trial because prosecutors went too far in warning jurors the woman could be out of a mental hospital within weeks.

The state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that 32-year-old Melissa Amber Dalton must face a new trial despite there being no dispute Dalton stabbed her neighbor and badly wounded his fiancee and th...



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