Article Image

IPFS News Link • Death Penalty

Evidence of Concealed Jailhouse Deal Raises Questions About a Texas Execution

• New York Times
.... Now newly discovered evidence suggests that the prosecutor in the case may have concealed a deal with a jailhouse informant whose testimony was a key part of the execution decision.
 The battle to clear Mr. Willingham’s name has symbolic value because it may offer evidence that an innocent man was executed, something opponents of the death penalty believe happens more than occasionally....

2 Comments in Response to

Comment by Lucky Red
Entered on:

I'm shocked...shocked to hear that there's gambling going on in Texas.  And under Perry's watch no less.  

Comment by Stupid Amerkin
Entered on:

Maybe its time to execute the prosecutor