Alan Beaman formally declared innocent in 1993 murder

By WEEK Producer

April 25, 2013 Updated Apr 25, 2013 at 11:01 PM CDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Alan Beaman has been formally declared innocent in the 1993 slaying of college student Jennifer Lockmiller.

Beaman was convicted of killing, Lockmiller, an Illinois State University student and spent more than 13 years in prison before his murder conviction was reversed by the Illinois Supreme Court in 2008.

DNA testing has pointed to two previously unknown potential suspects.

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