Former Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu leaves the 10th Court of Appeals on March 1 following arguments in Waco. The court has overturned the conviction of the former Baylor football player whose case helped give rise to the sexual assault scandal that engulfed the nation’s largest Baptist school. The Texas 10th Court of Appeals said in a ruling Wednesday that text messages should not have been excluded from the testimony in Sam Ukwuachu’s 2015 trial.
Former Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu leaves the 10th Court of Appeals on March 1 following arguments in Waco. The court has overturned the conviction of the former Baylor football player whose case helped give rise to the sexual assault scandal that engulfed the nation’s largest Baptist school. The Texas 10th Court of Appeals said in a ruling Wednesday that text messages should not have been excluded from the testimony in Sam Ukwuachu’s 2015 trial. Jerry Larson Waco Tribune Herald via AP
Former Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu leaves the 10th Court of Appeals on March 1 following arguments in Waco. The court has overturned the conviction of the former Baylor football player whose case helped give rise to the sexual assault scandal that engulfed the nation’s largest Baptist school. The Texas 10th Court of Appeals said in a ruling Wednesday that text messages should not have been excluded from the testimony in Sam Ukwuachu’s 2015 trial. Jerry Larson Waco Tribune Herald via AP

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