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Barbara Pelkey and her children, Kathryn, Linda, Art, and Amy. (Photo courtesy of the Pelkey family.)

Benefield Sentenced To 60 Years; DNA Cleared Previous Defendant

A man convicted in the 1986 killing of a Wallingford woman has been sentenced to sixty years in prison. Another man was cleared of the killing, after spending two decades behind bars.

03/23/2012

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Jury Convicts Second Man In Wallingford Woman’s Murder After DNA Clears First

The jury has convicted a man of the 1986 killing of a mother of four, after another man who served 20 years in prison for the crime was exonerated.

01/18/2012