MADISON (WKOW) -- A Wisconsin appeals court has upheld a 1980 murder conviction.
Curtis Forbes, of Randolph, was sentenced to life in 2010 after being convicted of first-degree murder in the beating and stabbing death of 18-year-old Marilyn McIntyre.
Forbes argued on appeal the lower court should not have allowed a statement from his wife about seeing blood on his shirt.
Thursday, the 4th District Court of Appeals wrote that any error in admitting the statement was harmless because the jury was likely to have reached the same verdict without it.
Forbes' argument about how he should have been allowed to present more evidence implicating McIntyre's husband was also rejected.
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