Two men who were freed from prison jail for being wrongly convicted of murder will be tried again and could be sent back to prison until that trial begins.
Last year, a judge ordered that Ronald Taylor and George Gould be released from prison after the two men served 16 years for the murder of Eugenio Deleon Vega, a New Haven bodega owner, in 1993.
Last month, the state Supreme Court ruled that a lower court judge was wrong to release the men and reinstated their 80-year sentences. The justices determined that the judge’s ruling was wrong because there wasn’t any evidence of the men’s innocence and ordered new trials for the two men, related to their habeas corpus appeals that the lower court decided in their favor.
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