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Vt. lawyers talk DNA in NY man's murder retrial

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BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - Attorneys in the upcoming retrial of a New York man charged with killing his wife in a Vermont condominium almost two decades ago are working with a judge to arrange the details of new DNA tests and finding and interviewing witnesses.

Last summer the murder conviction and life-without-parole sentence of John Grega was overturned after DNA testing unavailable at the time of his original 1995 trial cast doubt on his conviction.

The New England Innocence Project, which uses DNA to exonerate wrongly convicted inmates, worked on the case.

No date has been set yet for a new trial.

Grega, now 50, is charged with killing his wife, Christine, at a West Dover condominium in September 1994.

Grega is free on bail and living on Long Island.

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