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Four years ago Tony Martin killed a boy. Infuriated by a string of burglaries at his remote Norfolk, England, property, the 58-year-old farmer fired three shotgun blasts at two fleeing intruders who had broken into his home. He killed 16-year-old Fred Barras and wounded 33-year-old Brendan Fearon. Martin was first sentenced to life for murder, which triggered a wave of public sympathy in many quarters for a man who apparently was goaded to a criminal act to protect his home. The murder sentence was then commuted to five years for manslaughter, and last week Martin was released after serving three years...

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