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August 29, 2014 8:25 PM

New details surface in Atwater homicide; defense claims "strong arm" tactics by deputies

The arrest last month of Ethan B. Morse on a murder charge was based on statements from three witnesses who said they were inside the vehicle during the alleged drive-by shooting in 2013, according to documents obtained by the Merced Sun-Star. But MorseâââšÂ¬Ã¢â¢s attorney, Kirk McAllister, said sheriffâââšÂ¬Ã¢â¢s detectives used âââšÂ¬Ãâœstrong-arm tacticsâââšÂ¬Ã‚ to get the statements they wanted.

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