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Bullet-riddled Saab out as evidence

Jan 01, 2019 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

Quintez Patrick died in a hail of bullets as he sat in a Saab sedan at North 38th and West Vliet streets last year, according to prosecutors.

The Saab was the scene of the crime. It had bullet holes and blood, and yet police released it from evidence just four days after the shooting. Less than 12 weeks later - and just six weeks after Dietanyaon V. Abernathy was charged with killing Patrick - it was destroyed.

Now a judge is weighing whether the car's destruction violates Abernathy'...