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West Memphis Three member asks court to allow for new DNA testing

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Damien Echols, the highest profile member of the trio that was convicted in one of Arkansas' most notorious murder cases, had petitioned for permission to employ new technology to test for DNA on ligatures found with the three slain boys in a drainage ditch near West Memphis. Judge Tonya Alexander denied the request, citing an Arkansas statute that requires those petitioning for new DNA testing to still be in prison.
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Judge rejects West Memphis Three member's request for new DNA testing

The story of the "West Memphis Three," whose decades-long murder case was the source for a noted documentary trilogy, returned to court Thursday, with a judge denying one of the men access to evidence he wants tested for DNA, according to his defense team.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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West Memphis Three member asks court to allow for new DNA testing

By Steve Almasy, CNNThe story of the “West Memphis Three,” whose decades-long murder case was the source for a noted documentary trilogy, is scheduled to return to court Thursday with attorneys for one of the three men seeking access to evidence they want tested anew for DNA.Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelley Jr. were convicted in 1994 for the particularly brutal murder of three Cub Scouts in West Memphis, Arkansas, a year earlie…

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West Memphis Three member asks court to allow for new DNA testing

By Steve Almasy, CNNThe story of the “West Memphis Three,” whose decades-long murder case was the source for a noted documentary trilogy, is scheduled to return to court Thursday with attorneys for one of the three men seeking access to evidence they want tested anew for DNA.Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelley Jr. were convicted in 1994 for the particularly brutal murder of three Cub Scouts in West Memphis, Arkansas, a year earlie…

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West Memphis Three member asks court to allow for new DNA testing - Local News 8

By Steve Almasy, CNNThe story of the “West Memphis Three,” whose decades-long murder case was the source for a noted documentary trilogy, is scheduled to return to court Thursday with attorneys for one of the three men seeking access to evidence they want tested anew for DNA.Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelley Jr. were convicted in 1994 for the particularly brutal murder of three Cub Scouts in West Memphis, Arkansas, a year earlie…

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Arkansas judge denies Damien Echols' request to conduct new DNA tests on West Memphis Three evidence

A Crittenden County judge won't allow new DNA testing of evidence in the West Memphis Three murders.

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West Memphis Three member asks court to allow for new DNA testing

The story of the "West Memphis Three," whose decades-long murder case was the source for a noted documentary trilogy, is scheduled to return to court Thursday with attorneys for one of the three men seeking access to evidence they want…

2 months ago·Clayton, United States
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