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Judge: Suspected Murderer Can’t Use Old FBI Records to Prove His Innocence


Photo courtesy of the Chicago Tribune

By Steve Neavling

 A Seattle man will not be able to use old FBI records to help prove he did not kidnap and kill a 7-year-old Illinois girl in 1957, the Associated Press reports [2].

A judge ruled the records relied on hearsay and shouldn’t be¬†admissible.

The records indicate Jack McCullough was in Chicago on the day Maria Ridulph went missing, the AP reported.

The remains fo Maria Ridulph were found less than a year later, about 120 miles away.

McCullough’s trial starts Monday, according to the AP.