Man convicted of killing NY rabbi freed

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David Ranta, right, leaves state Supreme Court in Brooklyn, with his attorney Pierre Sussman in New York Thursday, March 21, 2013. Ranta, 58, who spent more than two decades behind bars was freed by a New York City judge on Thursday after a reinvestigation of his case cast serious doubt on evidence used to convict him in the Feb. 8, 1990 shooting of Rabbi Chaskel Werzberger. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, Pool)

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David Ranta, who spent more than two decades behind bars for the cold-blooded slaying of a Brooklyn rabbi, was released March 21 after a reinvestigation by prosecutors cast serious doubt on evidence used to convict him. (AP)

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