New Evidence In Louisville -- NPR's Alex Chadwick reports from Louisville on the sensational case of Mel Ignatow. About ten years ago, he was tried for kidnapping, rape and murder. The jury acquitted him, but prosecutors and police weren't convinced...they charged Ignatow with perjury for denying the charges. Then authorities found concrete evidence in his former house... undeveloped film...pictures of Ignatow committing the crimes. He's served his five years for the perjury charge, and constitutionally, since he was already found not guilty, he can't be tried for the same crimes. Unless prosecutors can find something else, Ignatow will remain free.
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New Evidence In Louisville

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New Evidence In Louisville

New Evidence In Louisville

New Evidence In Louisville

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— NPR's Alex Chadwick reports from Louisville on the sensational case of Mel Ignatow. About ten years ago, he was tried for kidnapping, rape and murder. The jury acquitted him, but prosecutors and police weren't convinced...they charged Ignatow with perjury for denying the charges. Then authorities found concrete evidence in his former house... undeveloped film...pictures of Ignatow committing the crimes. He's served his five years for the perjury charge, and constitutionally, since he was already found not guilty, he can't be tried for the same crimes. Unless prosecutors can find something else, Ignatow will remain free.