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Nebraska High Court Rejects Inmate's Post-Conviction Appeal

 

December 6, 2017



LINCOLN (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected the post-conviction appeal of a California man serving life in prison for the 2012 fatal shooting of a Sidney man.

Jason Custer, formerly of Chico, California, was convicted in 2014 of first-degree murder and other counts for killing 35-year-old Adam McCormick, of Sidney. Prosecutors said Custer shot McCormick at a Sidney house after the two men argued over $160 in drug money.

Custer was sentenced to life in prison without parole in March 2014 for the murder of McCormick.

After losing direct appeal, Custer filed for post-conviction re...



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