The grave marker of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph is seen at Elmwood Cemetery in Sycamore, Ill. Jack McCullough, 75, is serving a life sentence after being sentenced for Maria's 1957 death. An Illinois judge is considering whether to accept a prosecutor's conclusion that McCullough could not have committed the murder.
The grave marker of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph is seen at Elmwood Cemetery in Sycamore, Ill. Jack McCullough, 75, is serving a life sentence after being sentenced for Maria's 1957 death. An Illinois judge is considering whether to accept a prosecutor's conclusion that McCullough could not have committed the murder. Barbara Rodriguez AP file photo, 2011
The grave marker of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph is seen at Elmwood Cemetery in Sycamore, Ill. Jack McCullough, 75, is serving a life sentence after being sentenced for Maria's 1957 death. An Illinois judge is considering whether to accept a prosecutor's conclusion that McCullough could not have committed the murder. Barbara Rodriguez AP file photo, 2011

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