Transcript for New Twist in the Chandra Levy Murder
And there is a stunning turn tonight in the case that made national headlines involving a one time Washington DC intern. Chandra Levy disappeared fifteen years ago years later an undocumented immigrant convicted for more. Tonight he's been cleared of the charge and here's ABC's David Wright. This sensational Washington murder case is suddenly wide open again who killed Chandra Levy the 24 year old Washington intern. Apparently not income are Guan deacon undocumented immigrant from El Salvador who was convicted based on a jailhouse confession that conviction later set aside. A retrial scheduled this fall. But today the prosecutors moved to drop all charges. Due to recent un four seen developments that were investigated over the past week. Levy's disappearance and murder in DC's Rock Creek Park in the summer of 2001 was huge news. Ending the career of a powerful California congressman Gary Condit did you kill Chandra Levy and did not. But in May Guan geeks lawyers asked to present bombshell new allegations in the retrial that they say could implicate Condit. They claimed the congressman may have killed Levy during a rough sex act gone wrong. Tonight condit's lawyer said in a statement the failure of authorities to bring formal closure to this tragedy after fifteen years is very disappointing. But in no way alters the fact that mr. Condit was long ago completely exonerated. David Wright ABC news New York.
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