Las Vegas judge dismisses case against Kirstin Blaise Lobato

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( File )” border=” 0 “width=” 180″/ > Kirstin Lobato is shown in an undated image.( File). LAS VEGAS (FOX5)-. A lady imprisoned for a murder she claims she didn’t dedicate has her case dismissed by a Las Vegas judge.

Lobato was founded guilty of killing Duran Bailey, a homeless man. Bailey was found eliminated in July 2001. His body was left in a bank garbage enclosure throughout the street from what is now the Palms Casino Resort.

Lobato’s ask for a new trial was given by another judge earlier in December after an ineffective help of counsel was found to might have played a role in her conviction in Bailey’s death.

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Friday, Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez ordered the case versus Lobato to be dismissed with prejudice and for her to be released from the Nevada Department of corrections.

Lobato was 18 at the time of the murder. For 16 years she maintained her innocence, even turning down a deal from the District Attorney’s office to get out of jail, since accepting the deal suggested her convictions would still stand.

The 34-year-old has been incarcerated at Florence McClure Women’s Correctional Center in North Las Vegas.

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