PITTSBURGH — A man who spent more than 20 years in prison for murder was released Tuesday after he was acquitted in a retrial.
Scott Godesky was in prison for the 1996 murder of a man in Carrick. A jury acquitted him Monday in the retrial.
On Tuesday, a judge ordered Godesky to be set free. The judge said there was no reason to keep him incarcerated, despite a representative from the state parole board trying to argue that he had a parole violation from a previous action.
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