Alabama Death Row Inmate Still Seeking DNA Tests


Several times, Alabama death row inmate Tommy Arthur has come within days of execution before receiving a stay. Another inmate has confessed to committing the murder for which Arthur was sent to death row a quarter-century ago, but Arthur still can’t get access to the DNA testing that could prove his guilt or innocence.

His attorneys recently filed a new motion for DNA testing on evidence from the 1982 crime, and prosecutors have until Monday to respond.

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. (Tuscaloosa News, 12/02/08)

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