News 01.22.09

With Execution Set for Tuesday, Texas Prisoner Seeks DNA Tests

Larry Swearingen has been on Texas’ death row for eight years for a murder he has always said he didn’t commit. He is scheduled to be executed January 27 in Texas despite his requests for advanced DNA testing that could prove his innocence or guilt – and possibly identify the real perpetrator of the crime.

Read more on Swearingen’s case and a column from today’s Houston Chronicle in our special feature posted today


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