The Texas Observer uncovers the unanswered plea for DNA testing by the Texas court system and the Governor Bush administration. Turns out, the one piece of evidence (a hair) does not match Claude Jones, executed in 2000.
This follows the heels of revelations regarding Cameron Todd Willingham, executed in 2004 by Gov. Rick Perry, for his children dying in a fire which was never an arson. See the incisive Frontline documentary, “Death by Fire,” here.
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