No. 89-00702.

552 So.2d 971 (1989)

STATE of Florida, Appellant, v. Paul David CAYWARD, Appellee.

District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District.

November 15, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert A. Butterworth, Atty. Gen., Tallahassee, and Katherine V. Blanco, Asst. Atty. Gen., Tampa, for appellant.

James Marion Moorman, Public Defender, and Andrea Steffen, Asst. Public Defender, Bartow, for appellee.

SCHEB, Acting Chief Judge.

The state appeals the trial court's order suppressing the defendant's confession. The trial court ruled the confession was involuntary because the police intentionally fabricated laboratory reports and exhibited them to the defendant during an interrogation in an attempt to secure a confession. The trial court found that the police tactics violated the defendant's constitutional right to due process of law. We affirm.

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