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Retrial Set For Convicted Sex Offender

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John Lowe, Photo Courtesy of the Mississippi Dept. of Corrections John Lowe, Photo Courtesy of the Mississippi Dept. of Corrections

JONES COUNTY, Miss. - A man sentenced to life in prison for child exploitation has been granted a retrial.

John Lowe was convicted of five counts of child exploitation in 2011.

The Mississippi Supreme Court has now ordered that he must have a new trial that will allow him to have an expert in computer forensics to be a part of the trial.

Jones County Assistant District Attorney J. Ronald Parrish says the evidence in the original case was very explicit and was one of the key things that persuaded the jury to convict him to life without parole.

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