FL Supreme Court: release death row inmate

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A former Air Force sergeant on death row for the murders of an ex-girlfriend and their son will be set free after the Florida Supreme Court ruled that there was no physical evidence to convict him.

The court issued the order to acquit Ralph Wright on Thursday for the 2007 murders of Paula O’Conner and their 15-month-old son Alijah in St. Petersburg. The ruling said O’Conner’s daughter also had motive and opportunity to kill her mother and half-brother, but investigators never considered her as a suspect.

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