Still No Decision on Negligence in Willingham Case

After releasing a draft report on the case of convicted arsonist Cameron Todd Willingham, state forensic board members refused again today to rule on whether investigators in the case were professionally negligent in deciding the fire that killed Willingham's three daughters was intentionally ignited.

The Texas Forensic Science Commission reviewed the report line by line, but Chairman John Bradley made clear the panel would wait for an opinion from Attorney General Greg Abbott's on its jurisdiction before making a decision on the initial investigators' work. Bradley has asked Abbott's office to opine about whether the commission had ...

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