David Bueno murder conviction vacated: Carol Chambers's office hid evidence, says David Lane

"Arapahoe County DA Charges Death-Penalty Fees to State," a February 2008 feature by Alan Prendergast, spotlighted the prosecution of David Bueno, one of two cons charged with killing a fellow prisoner in 2004. District Attorney Carol Chambers sought the death penalty against Bueno, which puzzled attorney David Lane at the time. Now, Bueno's murder conviction has been vacated for reasons Lane pins on Chambers.
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