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Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

DA Asks To Have Charges Dropped Against Officer In Tim Masters Case

The district attorney in Weld County is asking a judge to drop charges against a Fort Collins police lieutenant accused of lying in a murder trial that resulted in a conviction that was later overturned because of DNA evidence.

01/11/2013

Robert Dewey (credit: CBS)

Prosecutor-Led Effort Frees Convicted Man

Colorado’s first prosecutor-led DNA exoneration of a man wrongfully convicted of murder came after a review of nearly 5,000 cases in a review effort that is spreading nationwide.

05/10/2012

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

Fort Collins Officer’s Lawyers Try To Drop Charges

Lawyers for a Fort Collins police lieutenant accused of lying in a murder trial that resulted in a conviction that was later overturned because of DNA evidence have asked a judge to drop five of the nine perjury counts against him.

11/02/2011

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

Fort Collins Detective Faces Hearing On Colorado Perjury Charge

A Fort Collins police detective accused of lying in a murder trial that resulted in the conviction of an innocent man is due in court for a hearing on perjury charges.

10/31/2011

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

Officer Hears Perjury Counts In Timothy Masters Case

A Fort Collins police detective accused of lying in a murder trial that resulted in the conviction of an innocent man was advised of new perjury charges.

08/16/2011

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

Officer In Botched Murder Probe Re-Indicted

Fort Collins police Lt. James Broderick faces new perjury charges from a botched murder investigation after the original charges were dismissed.

07/28/2011

Timothy Masters talks with CBS4's Mike Hooker (credit: CBS)

Tim Masters Talks To CBS4 About His Exoneration

After being locked up for nearly 10 years Timothy Masters talked to CBS4 about his exoneration.

06/29/2011

Timothy Masters received $10 million in settlements from the city of Fort Collins and Larimer County for being wrongly imprisoned.  He was released in 2008 after DNA evidence proved he was wrongly convicted in the 1987murder of Peggy Hetrick. Masters spent 10 years behind bars before his release. (credit: CBS)

Tim Masters Officially Exonerated In Hettrick Murder

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers says a man whose murder conviction was overturned based on new evidence has been officially exonerated after a yearlong investigation.

06/28/2011

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

Masters’ Investigator May Face Reinstated Charges

A Fort Collins police detective accused of lying in a murder trial remains on paid administrative leave even though a judge has thrown out an indictment against him.

05/10/2011

Lt. Jim Broderick (credit: CBS)

Charges Against Masters’ Investigator Dismissed

A judge has dismissed the case against a Fort Collins police detective accused of lying in a murder case that ended in the conviction of an innocent man.

05/09/2011

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