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United States v. Gray
Citation:405 F.3d 227 (4th Cir. 2005)
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Josephine Gray is tried for mail and wire fraud, involving receiving insurance proceeds from her deceased former husband and boyfriend. The evidence introduced at trial included statements made by Robert Gray, who was previously killed by Josephine Gray. The district court admitted Robert Gray’s statements under FRE804, which prohibits a party from excluding an out-of-court statement when its own conduct rendered a witness unavailable.
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