Court of Appeals Upholds Dismissal Of New Rochelle Heroin Conviction

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The New York State Court of Appeals upheld a decision to overturn the conviction of Paul Aveni.
The New York State Court of Appeals upheld a decision to overturn the conviction of Paul Aveni. Photo Credit: File

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- The New York State Court of Appeals upheld the decision to overturn a criminally negligent homicide conviction because New Rochelle police lied to Paul Aveni in an attempt to garner a confession, according to LoHud.com. 

During the investigation of the drug overdose death of Aveni's girlfriend, Angela Camillo, a detective told Aveni that they needed to know what drugs she had ingested so doctors could treat her. Camillio had already died from the drug overdose at the time of the interrogation, LoHud.com reported. 

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