Former Prosecutor Faces Questions on Morton Conviction

GEORGETOWN — Former Williamson County District Attorney Ken Anderson declined to answer reporters' questions this morning as he entered a closed courthouse room where he would face Michael Morton and an inquiry into how prosecutors secured a wrongful murder conviction against him 25 years ago.

Morton was exonerated of killing his wife earlier this month after DNA tests revealed that another man likely beat to death Morton's wife, Christine, in 1986. Defense lawyers allege that Anderson, who is now a Williamson County state district judge, and his office intentionally withheld evidence during the 1987 trial that could have proven Morton ...

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