The sometimes controversial technique of lie detection by polygraph has entered the case of a professional tennis referee charged with bludgeoning her husband to death with a coffee cup.
Lois Ann Goodman's lawyers told The Associated Press that she passed a privately administered polygraph examination, testing as truthful when she denied any role in her husband's death.
Lawyers for the 70-year-old Goodman said they suggested the district attorney reevaluate the case based on the results and consider dismissing the charge. District attorney's spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons said prosecutors will not comment until the material is brought up in court.
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