How evidence once thought destroyed helped free a man after 39 years behind bars for murder he didn’t commit — Wrongful Convictions Blog

Tunnel vision convicts and open-mindedness exonerates 39 years later… #BlindInjusticeChapter7BlindTunnelVision Craig Coley has maintained his innocence for 39 years and is now a free man. Coley was 31 and a restaurant night manager in 1978 when he was arrested for the rape and murder of Rhonda Wicht and the murder of her son Donald. After… Read More How evidence once thought destroyed helped free a man after 39 years behind bars for murder he didn’t commit — Wrongful Convictions Blog

this day in crime history: november 26, 1933 — Nobody Move!

On this date in 1933, the people of San Jose, CA decided to take the law into their own hands. Thomas Thurmond and John Holmes were being held in connection with the kidnapping and murder of 22 year old department store heir Brooke Hart. The townsfolk, already enraged by the nature of the crime, whipped […]… Read More this day in crime history: november 26, 1933 — Nobody Move!

Widely used police interrogation technique can result in false confession: Disclosure

CBC News Posted: Jan 28, 2003 10:46 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 28, 2003 10:46 AM ET Interrogation tactics used by some Canadian police are being criticized after a report by CBC Television’s investigative program, Disclosure, showed that Regina police and the RCMP led three suspects to falsely confess to a grisly murder. Videotapes obtained… Read More Widely used police interrogation technique can result in false confession: Disclosure

this day in crime history: november 29, 1933 — Nobody Move!

On this date in 1933, the bound and mutilated body of outlaw Verne Miller was found just outside Detroit, MI. Miller, the chief suspect in the Kansas City Massacre, was a decorated World War I veteran and former lawman. After a short stint as sheriff of Beadle County, SD, Miller turned to a life of […]… Read More this day in crime history: november 29, 1933 — Nobody Move!