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Upshur County inmate files suit, claims violations

Upshur County inmate files suit, claims violations
Upshur County Sheriff's Office

POSTED: Monday, October 28, 2013 - 9:28am

UPDATED: Monday, October 28, 2013 - 4:10pm

A Gilmer man serving a life sentence is suing the Upshur County District Attorney’s Office, claiming he is being deprived of his liberty based on the office’s failure to release evidence used as part of his case, and that his appeal was sabotaged.

But, District Attorney Billy Byrd said last week that Brandon Dean Morgan waived his right to an appeal when he pleaded guilty.

Morgan filed the lawsuit in the Eastern District Court in Marshall, according to documents obtained earlier last week.

In the suit, Morgan alleges the District Attorney’s office refused to release biological evidence that he wants to have retested.

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Sorry sweetie... you pleaded guilty. And I have no doubt you were required to tell the judge just HOW you murdered the guy. Thus you knew the details.

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