Tag Archive: murder

Jun 20

Kaj Linna Exonerated Of Murder In Sweden With Aid Of Internet Podcast

Kaj Linna greeted by his sister upon his release on May 30, 2017 (Krister Stenlund - Folkbladet Västerbotten)

Kaj Linna was acquitted of murder on June 15, 2017 by Sweden’s Court of Appeal. Kaj had been convicted in 2004 and sentenced to life in prison. In April 2004 the robbery of two brothers on a farm 13 miles from Piteå, Sweden went awry. Piteå is 530 miles due north of Stockholm. One of …

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Apr 10

Thenjiwe Griffiths Acquitted Of ‘Black Widow’ Carjacking Murder Of Her Husband

Thenjiwe Griffiths, with her attorney Narain Naidoo, outside the Westville Prison after her release on April 6, 2017. (Supplied)

On April 6, 2017 Thenjiwe Griffiths was acquitted of the 2006 murder of her husband Allan. The Pietermaritzburg High Court in South Africa ruled the prosecution’s evidence didn’t support her conviction of being involved in his murder during a carjacking. Thenjiwe was 24 when she married Allan Griffiths in April 2005. She was 35 years …

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Feb 21

Kirstin Lobato Attacked By Mass Murderer At Woman’s Prison

Las Vegas Tribune’s front page for Feb. 22, 2017 issue

The Las Vegas Tribune’s lead article on the front page of its February 22, 2017 issue is, “Kirstin Lobato Attacked By Serial Killer At Woman’s Prison.” The article was written by Hans Sherrer, Justice Denied’s editor and publisher. The article can be read on the LV Tribune’s website at, LasVegasTribune.net. The article details that on …

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Aug 24

Federal Judge Grants Brendan Dassey New Trial And Castigates His First Lawyer

Brendan Dassey (Wisc. DOC, 2011)

Brendan R. Dassey was granted a new trial by U.S. Magistrate Judge William E. Duffin on August 12, 2016. Judge Duffin granted Dassey’s federal habeas corpus petition, vacated Dassey’s convictions related to Teresa Halbach’s homicide in 2005, and ordered that he either be retried within 90 days or released. Brendan Dassey and his uncle Steven …

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Aug 11

Qian Renfeng Awarded $258,915 For 14 years Wrongful Imprisonment For Murder

Qian Renfeng holds the judgment of innocence issued by the Yunnan Provincial Higher People’s Court on December 21, 2015 (CFP)

Qian Renfeng was awarded $258,915 on August 9, 2016 for being wrongly imprisoned in China’s Yunnan Province for almost 14 years after being convicted of murdering a child. In February 2002 Renfeng was 17-years-old, and working as a nurse at the Xing Rui Kindergarten in Qiaojia County in Yunnan province in Southwest China. On February …

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Jul 09

Derrick Redd Awarded New Trial Based On Pervasive Prosecutor Misconduct

Derrick W. Redd

Derrick W. Redd was awarded a new trial on July 6, 2016 by the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court based on pervasive prosecutor misconduct during his trial. Derrick Redd was convicted of second-degree murder in 2012, and the appeals court identified at least six different types of prejudicial prosecutor misconduct during his …

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Jun 26

New Mexico Supreme Court Rules Expert Testimony By Skype Violates Right To Confront Witness

District Judge Samuel L. Winder (Albuquerque Journal)

The New Mexico Supreme Court has ruled the remote two-way video testimony of an expert by Skype violated the federal constitutional right of a defendant to confront that expert in court. The body of 28-year-old Guadalupe Ashford was found on June 3, 2010 near at the edge of an abandoned apartment complex’s parking lot in …

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Feb 11

3rd Revised and Updated Edition of “Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s Unreasonable Conviction” Now Available Online!

“Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s Unreasonable Conviction” (Revised & Updated 3rd edition) by Hans Sherrer

The third revised and updated edition of Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s Unreasonable Conviction — Possibility of Guilt Replaces Proof Beyond A Reasonable Doubt, has just been published! The book is available in PDF format to be read or downloaded at no charge for personal use from Justice Denied’s website.* More than 61,000 copies of the second …

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Oct 22

Derral Wayne Hodgkins Released From Death Row After Acquittal Of Murder By Florida Supreme Court

Derral Wayne Hodgkins (Florida DOC)

Derral Wayne Hodgkins was released from Florida’s Death Row on October 12, 2015, after his acquittal by the Florida Supreme Court of the 2006 murder of his longtime friend Teresa Lodge. Lodge was murdered in her apartment in Land O’Lakes, Florida, sometime from the afternoon of September 27, 2006 to the early morning of September …

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Aug 31

Roseanne Beckett Awarded $2.3 Million For 10 Years Wrongful Imprisonment After Being Framed By Police For Murder Solicitation

Roseanne Catt before her conviction in 1991. (Andrew Darby)

Roseanne Beckett was awarded $2.3 million by a judge in New South Wales, Australia for spending ten years in prison after she was wrongly convicted of soliciting the murder of her husband. Beckett was released in 2001 after completion of her sentence, and exonerated in 2005 with the dismissal of all charges based on new …

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