DENVER (CBS4)– The Colorado Court of Appeals has thrown out some counts and restored a felony perjury charge in the case against a Fort Collins Police Detective.
That case involves wrongly convicted Tim Masters who spent nearly 10 years in prison for the 1987 murder of Peggy Hettrick.
Masters’ conviction was overturned by DNA evidence.
The Court of Appeals restored a felony perjury count that alleges Lt. Jim Broderick lied about a sighting of Hettrick the night she died.
Broderick was indicted two years ago over statements he made during the investigation of Masters.
Broderick remains on paid leave from the department.