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Christopher Tapp, who spent 20 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, dies

Posted on AllSides November 6th, 2023
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Christopher Tapp, who spent 20 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted for the 1996 rape and murder of Angie Dodge, has died following an accident. He was 47. "It breaks our hearts to announce that last night Chris Tapp entered the gates of heaven," a family spokeswoman wrote on Facebook. Tapp was first released from prison in 2017 following a resentencing agreement that vacated his rape conviction and allowed him to immediately leave prison in return for dropping challenges to his murder conviction. He was exonerated in 2019 following...

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