1989 Dyden Murder Conviction Lawsuit Trail Begins Today

Fourteeen years after her conviction in the slaying of a Dryden family was overturned because state police faked fingerprint evidence in the case, Shirley Kinge gets her day in court today. The case dates back to 1989 when Warren and Delores Harris and their two children were killed excution style, then their home was set on fire to cover the crime. Michael Kinge- the prime suspect in the case- was shot and killed in February 1990 by State Police. Shiley Kinge was found guilty of helping her son cover-up the crime. She was set free after state police investigastors admitted to faking the fingerprint evidence. King is now 70-years old and lives in Georgia. The trial is being conducted by Judge Nicholas Midey Jr. in the Court of Claims in Syracuse. Kinge filed her lawsuit in 1993.


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