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Mack Sims, whose attempted murder conviction has been overturned, is suing the City of Elkhart for its role in his conviction.

ELKHART — The City of Elkhart is claiming ignorance over allegations that a witness was hypnotized before testifying in a man’s attempted murder trial, leading to a conviction that was later overturned.

The city was served with a lawsuit in February, brought on by 48-year-old Mack Sims following the reversal of his 1994 conviction for attempted murder. Sims was released from custody in March 2019, after serving part of a 35-year sentence given when he was convicted of the non-fatal shooting of a security guard in Elkhart, and the criminal case against him was dismissed the following month.

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There should be some new charges for Mr. John Faigh. ZERO accountability another “resignation” from the PD

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