Forensic Panel Questions Fire Experts on Willingham
Watch the Innocence Project livestream of the Texas Forensic Science Commission, which gathers today in Austin to question arson experts on the evidence used to hand Cameron Todd Willingham the death penalty in 1992.
Watch the Innocence Project livestream of the Texas Forensic Science Commission, which gathers today in Austin to question fire scientists on the evidence used to hand Cameron Todd Willingham the death penalty in 1992. The state executed Wilingham in 2004 for the arson deaths of his three young daughters. Since then, a report from expert Craig Beyler, which concluded the fire was likely accidental and the case against Willingham was based faulty evidence, has brought international scrutiny to the state board charged with investigating complaints of forensic misconduct.
We'll update this space later with a blog post as events unfold.
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