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Ex-doctor loses appeal of murder conviction

Former Wellesley allergist Dirk K. Greineder has lost his latest attempt to overturn the life sentence he is serving for murdering his wife, Mabel, in a Wellesley park in 1999.

In a 42-page ruling Thursday, the Supreme Judicial Court rejected Greineder’s argument that his Norfolk Superior Court trial was constitutionally flawed because a DNA ­expert summarized results of forensic tests performed by ­another person.

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