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SYDNEY - An Australian man jailed for life over the murder of one of the nation's top policemen had his conviction overturned Friday after serving almost 20 years in prison. 

Australian man jailed for life over the murder of a top policeman has his conviction overturned after serving almost 20 years in prison

David Eastman, 68, was sentenced in 1995 after being found guilty of shooting dead Australian Federal Police Assistant Commissioner Colin Winchester in 1989 -- the country's highest-ranking officer to be murdered.

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