Detroit — The Innocence Clinic at University of Michigan law school is raising questions about a Detroit murder conviction back in 1992.

Lawyers last week asked a judge to order an examination of the bullets that were removed from the victim, Gerry Bennett. They believe the bullets could not have been fired from a gun linked to Desmond Ricks, and they have experts on their side.

The law school also says a witness who testified at trial says she was pressured to point a finger at Ricks.

The Wayne County prosecutor’s office declined to comment. The 50-year-old Ricks will be eligible for parole in 2024, but his lawyers want his second-degree murder conviction set aside.

There’s no timetable for when a judge will decide whether to reopen the case.

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