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Michael Johnson indictment dismissed, Mosby plans appeal
Michael Johnson indictment dismissed, Mosby plans appeal

A Baltimore judge decided Thursday that Michael Maurice Johnson will not be tried for a third time in the murder of a teenager visiting Baltimore in 2010, prompting an immediate vow from the city's top prosecutor to continue to pursue the case. Circuit Judge John Addison Howard, who previously declared a mistrial after a prosecutorial error during Johnson's second trial, and then granted a motion to acquit Johnson, dismissed the latest indictment Thursday. The ruling is yet another setback for members of Phylicia Barnes' family, who agonized over the missing teen during what was one of the city Police Department's most expansive search efforts, and then sat through...

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