NJ Inmate Charged with Forging Court Ruling
A New Jersey man serving a life sentence for murder has been accused of creating a fake court ruling to help his case.
Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli says prosecutors discovered something was wrong when working on their response to inmate Kevin Lee's appeal.
Lee was convicted of the 1996 robbery and murder of off-duty Teaneck Officer Robert Fisher and is an inmate at East Jersey State Prison. The attorney representing Lee declined comment on the new forgery charge.
The document was a faked appellate court decision in the case of his convicted co-conspirator. It used the same docket number as the real ruling in the case.
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