For the first time ever, a disinterested witness, Deborah Ellis, has come forward to publicly proclaim that Twila Busby’s maternal uncle, Robert Donnell, is the real killer
After the hearing held last January in Pampa, and as expected, Judge Emmert endorsed the findings and conclusion submitted by the state of Texas.
The case is now back before the Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin.
The defense has until June 20th, 2018 to submit its supplemental brief and the … Continue Reading ››
It seems that time has flown by while Hank’s appeal on the interpretation of the results of the DNA tests is still pending. It was filed in November 2014, almost three years ago. This was not due to the legal process itself but rather to an important recommendation of the FBI to … Continue Reading ››
The hearing initially scheduled for November 8th & 9th, 2017 in Pampa, Texas has been postponed for technical reasons until January 8th & 9th, 2018.
This delay obviously lengthens Hank’s wait on death row, but it will also allow us to mobilize more people to raise the funds necessary to … Continue Reading ››
To this day, there have been 317 post-conviction DNA exonerations in the United States, 18 of those were death row cases. Texas leads the country not only in terms of executions (515), but also in terms of DNA exonerations (48) and this is no coincidence.