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Man convicted in Green Bay murder denied appeal

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) – The state Supreme Court has declined to review an appeal by a man convicted in the grisly 1992 killing of a Green Bay paper mill worker.

The Green Bay Press-Gazette reports the court denied Rey Moore’s petition for review, filed this winter after the appellate court denied Moore’s appeal.

Moore was one of six men convicted of killing their co-worker Tom Monfils. His body was found in a pulp vat at the then-James River Corp. plant in Green Bay with a weight tied around his neck.

The 65-year-old Moore was seeking a new hearing for his 1995 conviction. The Wausau-based appellate court rejected his argument in January that a new jury needed to know that a jailhouse informant who had testified against him had since recanted his testimony.

Information from: Green Bay Press-Gazette, http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com

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