Accused Arsonist’s Pacemaker Could Get Him Convicted

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Wired examines the arson prosecution of an Ohio man whose key evidence was provided by the suspect's cardiac pacemaker. Ross Compton, 59, is charged with setting a fire last September at his Middletown, Ohio, home. Judge Charles Pater ruled that data evidence that tracked Compton’s heartbeat could be used against him at the upcoming trial. Compton . . .

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