John Edward Dawson smiles in Monroe County Criminal Court in July after a judge dismissed murder charges against him. A key prosecution witness testified that he was coached to lie to obtain an indictment against Dawson in the 2006 killing of Sweetwater, Tenn., businessman Troy Green.
Photo by Jake Daniels .
published Friday, July 20th, 2012
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MADISONVILLE, Tenn. — Once the key prosecution witness testified that a detective coached him to lie and the detective pleaded the Fifth Amendment, it was all over but the ruling.