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January 8, 2015 1:09 PM

Convicted ‘eco-terrorist’ freed amid claims FBI hid evidence

Eric McDavid, a 37-year old Foresthill man convicted in a domestic terrorism case in 2007, was freed Thursday after federal prosecutors agreed to a settlement and admitted that thousands of pages of evidence were withheld from the defense during his original trial. McDavid served nearly nine years in custody after being sentenced to 20 years.

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