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Sharpe acquitted in slaying plot

Murderer accused of targeting DA

The case against Richard Sharpe, who is serving a life sentence in the death of his wife, was based on an inmate's testimony. The case against Richard Sharpe, who is serving a life sentence in the death of his wife, was based on an inmate's testimony. (ROBERT E. KLEIN FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
By John R. Ellement and Andrew Ryan
Globe Staff / August 24, 2007

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DEDHAM -- After just four hours and a devastating closing argument by the defense, a Norfolk Superior Court jury acquitted former cross-dressing doctor Richard J. Sharpe yesterday of plotting with another state prison inmate to kill the prosecutor who put Sharpe behind bars for murdering his estranged wife. (Full article: 486 words)

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