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Former cop disavows disputed affidavit

Document says beating victim identifies assailant as black male

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Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2013 12:00 am

A former Winston-Salem police officer has disavowed a 2008 affidavit in which she said that Jill Marker told her a black man attacked her at the Silk Plant Forest store on Dec. 9, 1995, even though the officer wrote in her incident report that Marker was incoherent and unable to describe her assailant.

Attorneys for Kalvin Michael Smith, who is black and was convicted in Marker’s attack, have alleged that Forsyth County prosecutors used the sworn affidavit by Arnita Miles, one of the first officers to talk to Marker the night of the attack, to undercut Smith’s claims of innocence.

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