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Lori Wolfe/The Herald-Dispatch From left attorneys Joshua Tepfer and Tim DiPiero represent Justin Black to request new evidence to be considered to have Black's 40 year sentence for murder overturned Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at the Cabell County Courthouse. Black was convicted in 2008 for the murder of Deanna L. Crawford.

HUNTINGTON - Attorneys for a man convicted of second-degree murder asked Cabell Circuit Judge Alfred Ferguson on Wednesday to allow them to test DNA evidence that could help prove the man's innocence.

Joshua Tepfer is representing Justin Black pro bono through The Exoneration Project, which is based out of the University of Chicago Law School.

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