HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina judge has ruled that
prosecutors don't have to release details about tipsters who
provided information about the shooting of the former student body
president at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Superior Court Judge Allen Baddour ruled Thursday that prosecutors don't have to release information about the tipsters who called Crime Stoppers about the shooting death of Eve Carson.
Attorneys for the men accused of killing her - Demario Atwater and Laurence Lovette - had requested information about the callers.
Baddour sided with prosecutors, allowing the state's motion for a protective order for almost all the material, which he ordered
The only exception is some information that he said doesn't reveal the identity of an informer.
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