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Barry Beach Seeks Parole Hearing

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Attorneys for Barry Beach are asking the State Board of Pardons and Parole to adjust Beach's sentence, allowing him to be eligible for parole.

In 1984, Beach was sentenced to 100 years without the possibility of parole for killing Kimberly Nees. Beach's attorneys filed paperwork Wednesday asking the board to recommend to the governor that beach get a parole hearing.

Beach has served about 30 years for a crime he says he didn't commit. He was released in 2011 as he awaited a new trial, but earlier this year the Montana Supreme Court sent him back to prison saying there was not enough evidence to grant him a new trial.

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