Comments for: Maine man released on bail after spending 25 years in prison for murder

Posted April 13, 2017, at 12:06 p.m.
Last modified April 14, 2017, at 7:48 a.m.

A Cumberland County Court judge decided to grant a $25,000 bail on Thursday after a key witness at Anthony Sanborn Jr.’s 1992 trial recanted her earlier testimony in a packed courtroom.


An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated where Sanborn was released from. It was an editing error.

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