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Convicted murderer Jerome Kowalski files motion for new trial

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Posted at 11:14 AM, Apr 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-25 15:18:05-04

A convicted murderer, profiled and asking for a new trial in a 7 Action News investigation earlier this month, has filed a motion for a new trial.

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Jerome Kowalski, now in his 70's, is serving a life sentence for double murder. He was found guilty of killing his brother and sister-in-law in 2008.

His conviction has been clouded after it was revealed the judge overseeing his trial was romantically involved with a lead investigator in the case.

The State Appellate Defender's Office filed the motion on Kowalski's behalf.