Re-Trial of Richard Tuite in Stephanie Crowe’s Murder

Mentally-ill transient Richard Tuite faces a second trial in the death of 12-year-old Escondido girl Stephanie Crowe.

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When the verdict was read, Richard Tuite turned to his sister and smiled.
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A file photo of Richard Tuite as he appeared at the time of his arrest.
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Stephanie Crowe, 12, watched television and talked on the phone the night before she died prosecutors said.
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The Best Defense knife investigators found under Josh Treadway's bed.
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Richard Tuite talking with attorneys in the first day of his retrial - Oct. 24, 2013.
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Michael Crowe outside the courthouse before his testimony on Nov. 14.
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The Crowe's home had a laundry door that prosecutors say was often left unlocked.
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Michael Crowe wipes away tears as he continues his testimony for the third day on Wednesday, April 14, 2004, in the murder trial of Richard Tuite in San Diego Superior court. His younger sister, Stephanie, was stabbed to death in January of 1998.
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Richard Tuite as he appeared at a pretrial hearing in October 2012.
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Tuite appeared in court on Oct. 24, 2012.
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The interrogations of Treadway, Houser and Michael Crowe were thrown out along with the charges against the teenagers.
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File photo of Michael Crowe with his mother Cheryl in the San Diego courthouse.
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Steve Crowe, father of Stephanie Crowe, testifies during the rebuttal phase of Richard Tuite's murder trial Tuesday, April 20, 2004, in the San Diego Superior Court. Tuite, 34, is on trial for the 1998 murder of 12-year-old Stephanie Crowe inside her home in the northern San Diego suburb of Escondido.
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Experts have called the interrogations abusive and psychological torture.
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A Haiku found in the bedroom of 14-year-old Michael Crowe read in opening statements.
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Attorney Brad Patton and Richard Tuite, right, who was convicted of voluntary manslaughter of Stephanie Crowe, listens to Judge Frederic Link who sentenced Tuite to the maximum allowed.
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Murder victim Stephanie Crowe
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Michael Crowe was found to be factually innocent in the case.
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Michael Crowe as he appeared in court in 1998.
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