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Prosecutors Want Retrial for Alan Beaman

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McLean county prosecutors announced they'll keep the murder investigation going and the state's attorney wants another trial. McLean county prosecutors announced they'll keep the murder investigation going and the state's attorney wants another trial.
Even though the conviction is wiped out, Beamen is still charged with Lockmiller's murder. Even though the conviction is wiped out, Beamen is still charged with Lockmiller's murder.

Less than a month ago, the Illinois Supreme Court overturned Alan Beaman's murder conviction. Now prosecutors want a new trial.

Back in 1995, Beaman got 50 years in prison for the murder of Illinois State University student Jennifer Lockmiller. Last month that conviction was overturned after the state Supreme Court ruled he didn't get a fair trial.

Tuesday, McLean county prosecutors announced they'll keep the investigation going and the state's attorney wants another trial.

Even though that conviction's wiped out, Beamen is still charged with Lockmiller's murder.

He has always said he's innocent.

13 News talked with Beaman's mother after the supreme court decision and she said she believed there would be another trial.

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