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U.S. Supreme Court hears MS woman's murder case

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Tishomingo County, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments in the case of a Mississippi woman on death row Michelle Byrom of Tishomingo County is seeking a new trial.

She was convicted of killing her husband in 1999. But her attorneys argue that she was an abused wife and was also abused as a child.

Byrom claims her original attorney never called witnesses during her trial to support her claims of abuse.

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