Texas Schedules Execution but Refuses DNA Tests That Could Prove a Man’s Innocence

When hunters walking in the piney woods of Sam Houston National Forest in East Texas found the body of 19-year-old Melissa Trotter on January 2, 1999, her jeans were torn and her shirt was pulled up. There was tissue damage on her face from scavenging animals and a length of pantyhose, which had been used to strangle her, was tied around her neck.

Source: Texas Schedules Execution but Refuses DNA Tests That Could Prove a Man’s Innocence

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