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SUPCUS Declines To Hear Appeal Of Akron Cop's Murder Conviction

Nov 8, 2019

Douglas Prade
Credit Akron Police Department

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an an appeal by a former Akron police captain seeking a new trial for the 1997 slaying of his ex-wife. 

Douglas Prade is serving life in prison for killing Margo Prade. The Ohio Supreme Court last year upheld a lower court ruling overturning a judge's decision that led to Prade's release from prison. Prade was sent back to prison after prosecutors successfully appealed.