Attorneys today will ask for a new trial for a man convicted of a 1996 rape and murder in Kalkaska.
They say new evidence raises serious doubts about the man’s guilt.
Jamie Lee Peterson is serving a life sentence for the 1996 murder of Geraldine Montgomery. He did confess to the crime, but he later recanted.
Last year, authorities arrested another man after DNA evidence connected him to the crime.
Caitlin Plummer is with the Michigan Innocence Clinic. She says the limits of DNA testing at the time were used by prosecutors to sway jurors against Peterson.