January 2014 archive

Jan 31

Charles Stobaugh Acquitted By Texas Appeals Court Of Murdering His Wife Who May Be Alive

Charles Stobaugh released from the Denton County Jail on January 30, 2014 with his son Tommy on his right and daughter Charee on his left. (David Minton - Denton Record-Chronicle)

The Texas Court of Appeals has acquitted Charles Stobaugh of murdering his wife Kathy Stobaugh in 2004 in Denton County, Texas. Stobaugh was convicted in 2011 and sentenced to 25-years in prison. Charles and Katherine (Kathy) Stobaugh married in 1984 and they had two children. In 1991 they bought a 105 acre farm outside Sanger, …

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Jan 21

Derrick Hamilton Entitled To Actual Innocence Hearing Rules NY Appeals Court

Derrick Hamilton after his release in December 2011 (Jesse A. Ward, New York Daily News)

New York’s Appeals Court ruled on January 15, 2014 that Derrick Hamilton is entitled to a hearing to determine if his new evidence proves his actual innocence of a 1991 murder in Brooklyn. The state court ruling establishes the precedent that an imprisoned or paroled person in New York claiming actual innocence can have their …

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