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A remarkable acquittal

A remarkable acquittal

For many of us, normal life ground to a halt during the pandemic. For Luke Wirkkala, his life is about to start anew. On the latest episode of Beat Check with The Oregonian, crime and justice reporter Noelle Crombie talks about Luke Wirkkala’s story. Wirkkala was convicted of murder in 2014 and acquitted of the same crime earlier this month. It’s a remarkable story that legal observers say is virtually unprecedented. Here's his story.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration: 21 min

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