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    Bombshell In Chandra Levy Murder Case –– Retrial Granted For Man Convicted In 2010 Of Late Intern’s Killing

    Posted on Jun 5, 2015 @ 9:54AM


    Ingmar Guandique, the man convicted of killing Chandra Levy in 2010, was granted a retrial by a Washington D.C. judge Thursday.

    Superior Court Judge Gerald Fisher allowed the move — which prosectors didn’t object to, citing the “passage of time and the unique circumstances of this case” — following new developments that saw a witness’s testimony debunked.

    The witness, Guandique’s former prison cellmate Armando Morales, had told jurors that Guandique had admitted the crime to him, but his credibility was later called into question after testimony about his understanding of how to report crimes to authorities was proven a lie. In 2013, Guandique’s legal team asked for a retrial following the emergence of the new info about Morales.
    Levy’s saga was the biggest story in the country prior to the 9/11 attacks in 2001, after the 24-year-old intern disappeared during a May 1 jog in Washington’s Rock Creek Park, casting controversy toward her lover at the time, former U.S. Rep. Gary Condit. (The married politician was ruled out as a suspect in the mysterious murder.)
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    Levy’s remains were subsequently found in the same park in 2002, and eight years later, El Salvadorian immigrant Guandique got a 60-year sentence. Guandique’s legal team said they will try and get him released on bond.
    A new trial date is expected to be set next week.

    Chandra Levy Murder — Ingmar Guandique Granted Retrial In 2001 Death | Radar Online

    Chandra's mother wasn't convinced at the time that he did it, due to the noises in her (Chandra's) appartment that evening:-

    New Witness Emerges In Chandra Levy Murder –– Could The Real Killer Still Be Out There?

    Posted on Jun 3, 2015 @ 4:04AM


    In a stunning development in a 14-year scandal, a new witness has emerged in the murder of Chandra Levy, The National ENQUIRER reports.
    Levy’s saga gripped the nation in 2001, after the 24-year-old beauty disappeared during a May 1 jog in Washington’s Rock Creek Park, casting controversy toward her lover at the time, married politician Gary Condit (who wasn’t named as a suspect in the mysterious murder).
    Levy’s remains were subsequently found in the same park in 2002, and eight years later, El Salvadorian immigrant named Ingmar Guandique — who was convicted on attacks of other women in the same park around the timeframe — was convicted of Levy’s murder, getting a 60-year sentence.
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    Now, a neighbor of Levy’s has spoken with Guandique’s defense team, claiming she heard suspicious sounds on the last day Chandra was alive.
    “She has told Mr. Guandique’s lawyers that she called 911 at 4:37 a.m., to report a ‘blood-curdling scream’ from a woman in extreme distress,” an insider told The ENQUIRER. “She said it may have come from Chandra’s apartment.”

    Sources close to Levy’s relatives say that Chandra’s mother Susan — wanting “to know the truth” — approves of a new trial, The ENQUIRER reported.
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    “She has long harbored doubts about whether they got the right man,” the source told The ENQUIRER. “That there was a woman who screamed has made her wonder: Was Chandra taken from her apartment, and was she dead?

    The defense team has raised the idea that Guandique’s conviction was a cover-up, and Levy’s mother isn’t positive that isn’t the case here.
    “Nothing can bring Chandra back,” the source said, “but Susan knows how the government has covered up other cases.”
    Chandra Levy Murder — New Witness Emerges 14 Years After Her Disappearance | Radar Online
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    Hopefully they find Chandra's real killer.

    Susan must go through hell everyday because of what happened to Chandra and the not knowing what truly happened.

    i wish her all the very best and a positive outcome.

    Rest in Peace Chandra.

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    i still think condit had someone off her because she was pregnant. they keep saying he wasn't suspected or he was ruled out. based on what? i'm sure he didn't do it himself but had someone else do it and used his connections to whitewash himself. i used to belong to a message board that was devoted to chandra. there was another intern that was found dead previously, joyce chiang, who was killed in 1999 lived very close to chandra and frequented the same starbucks. not saying condit had her killed, but who knows what was going on with her and another politician (this is speculation).. she didn't get much media attention.
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