Inquiry into Execution of Potentially Innocent Cameron Todd Willingham Stymied by Texas Gov. Rick Perry

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The evidence continues to mount that the state of Texas executed a potentially innocent man, Cameron Todd Willingham, for a crime he didn't commit. Just days before a committee was to convene, reviewing evidence that the investigation and prosecution that led to Willingham's death by the hands of the state, Texas governor Rick Perry removed three of the member of the panel, cancelling the meeting. Some are now raising concerns that the Republican governor, who refused to grant a stay of...Read Full Story

Cameron Todd Willingham, Executed by State of Texas, May Have Been Innocent

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Cameron Todd Willingham was a Texas man executed in 2004 for setting a fire that killed his three daughters. New evidence and a new investigation is now raising concerns that the state of Texas may have executed an innocent man. An extensive report by David Grann in this week's New Yorker alleges that not only did Willingham not start the house fire that killed his children, no one did. The article states that there was no arson at all, just a tragic accident.A separate report by the...Read Full Story