Thursday, February 3, 2011

Does a family tree branch in Arkansas


So what was the defense?  He didn't know how his DNA got there?

Its Arkansas, maybe the jurors who held out for acquittal believed that in Arkansas there's maybe only one or two different DNA strands in their population?

J/K Arkansas is a nice state.

Mistrial in rape case of man who killed TV anchor
Express-News -

MARIANNA, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the rape case of a man who was separately convicted of murdering a television anchorwoman.

Lee County Circuit Court Judge Richard Proctor declared a mistrial in Curtis Lavelle Vance's rape trial because the jury couldn't reach a verdict.

Vance is charged with raping a woman in Marianna in April 2008. He was convicted last year in the rape, robbery and slaying of KATV morning anchorwoman Anne Pressly in her Little Rock home in October 2008.

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