Kevin Siehl has been in prison since 1992 for a murder he has always said he didn’t commit. Last week, a judge approved a joint request from Innocence Project lawyers and Cambria County, Pennsylvania, prosecutors to order DNA testing on biological evidence from the apartment where Siehl’s estranged wife was found stabbed to death in 1991.
Siehl is represented by Innocence Project Staff Attorney Craig Cooley. The Innocence Project will pay for DNA testing in the case.
Cooley praised the prosecutors and police for locating the evidence and for their cooperation.
“We’re moving in the right direction,” he said of the on-going efforts by the project on Siehl’s behalf.
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. (Jonestown Tribune-Democrat, 06/13/08)