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Judge Denies Young's Call For New Trial


August 31, 2017

A Wake County judge has denied convicted killer Jason Young’s request for a new trial in the 2006 death of his pregnant wife, Michelle Young, according to the Raleigh News & Observer.

The Brevard High School graduate, who is currently serving life in prison without parole, argued that he should be granted a new trial because his defense team was ineffective.

But Wake Superior Court Judge Paul C. Ridgeway, in a 51-page ruling released Tuesday, cited “strong circumstantial evidence” that established Young’s guilt, along with “the impeachment of his alibi” and evidence of Young...

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