Hank Skinner, who has been on death row in Texas for nearly three decades, says he still remains hopeful.
Message from Hank — Now, we’ve got the DNA, trace and fingerprint evidence to prove my innocence, and we need you!
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 ››
After the hearing...
As you know, and while hank’s appeal is on hold with the Court of Criminal Appeals, on January 8th and 9th a hearing took place in the trial court in Pampa to allow both the defense and the state to present their respective interpretations … 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 ››
If you believe the justice system weighs both inculpatory and exculpatory evidence before sending a person to death row, think again!
Accused of a triple homicide that occurred in the home he shared with his girlfriend on New Year’s Eve 1993 in Texas, Hank Skinner was sentenced to death in March 1995 … Continue Reading ››
Clearly, the nature of the investigation into the murders of Twila Busby and her two sons was stacked heavily against Hank Skinner. It is the contention of many that the catalyst for this blinkered and prejudicial approach was none other than the Gray County Sheriff himself, Randy Stubblefield. After examining affidavits and police … Continue Reading ››
There was a massive amount of evidence available in the form of potential murder weapons, blood spatter evidence and hand and fingerprints. Careful testing of this evidence could have eliminated Hank Skinner from the murder enquiries and perhaps even provided an indication as to who the attacker actually was. Yet the state experts … Continue Reading ››
On February 3 & 4, 2014, the hearing took place in Pampa. The defense and the state submitted their proposed findings to Judge Emmert on June 6, 2014.