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Tony Williams
Man convicted of murder a third time

For the third time in a dozen years, a Baltimore jury has convicted Tony Williams in the 1998 shooting death of his fiancee, finding him guilty of first-degree murder and using a handgun in a crime of violence. But no one can say yet whether the ruling, handed down Tuesday, will stick. Two earlier convictions — along with two life sentences — were overturned by state appellate courts, which found that prosecutors and police withheld significant information during separate trials conducted eight years apart. And Williams' long-time attorney, Robert Biddle, plans to appeal the verdict in this trial as well. He declined to say what basis he might use, however, saying it...

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