- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - A judge has ordered a new trial for a man serving two consecutive 20 years to life prison terms for the 1988 killing of two friends after an argument about a car in Brooklyn.

State Supreme Court Justice Desmond Green ruled Tuesday there was a “reasonable probability” Shabaka Shakur’s confession was fabricated.

The case is one of many involving retired detective Louis Scarcella that have come under scrutiny. Scarcella has denied any wrongdoing.

The Brooklyn district attorney has moved to have several cases thrown out.

The office must decide whether to retry the case. A spokeswoman for the office says it’s reviewing its options.

Shakur is due in court on Thursday. Shakur’s attorney plans to ask for him to be released on bail.

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