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Shoplifting Case Against Former Lifer Dropped, 27 Years Later

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David Sheppard, a Philadelphia man whose life sentence was commuted by Gov. Tom Wolf, will not face any more prosecution for a 1992 shoplifting case in Delaware County, the new district attorney there said Wednesday. Sheppard, now 54, was initially re-arrested for the old shoplifting charge after he was freed in December following 27 years in prison. He was sentenced to life in prison in late 1992...

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