Colo. murder conviction built on cop's lies, indictment says

Tim Masters has served nine years of a life sentence after his 1998 arrest in Peggy Hettrick's murder


By Eliott C. McLaughlin
CNN

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The accuser will stand accused Friday as a Colorado detective answers charges he lied in the case that wrongfully sent Tim Masters to prison.

Masters, who served nine years of a life sentence after his 1998 arrest in Peggy Hettrick's murder, said he hopes Fort Collins, Colorado, and Larimer County will finally acknowledge he was railroaded.

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