Alabama refuses to allow DNA test which could exonerate death row inmate
Three decades ago, Thomas Arthur was convicted of murder. He is scheduled to be executed next month, despite the many uncertainties in the prosecution’s case against him. As you read on about the events that have taken place since the murder of Troy Wicker on February 1, 1982, you will likely come to be astounded by the absurdity of the state’s case against Arthur.
That being said, I must be fair in my treatment of this man. Arthur is far from a man I am quick to feel sorry for, especially given hisescape from jail in 1986 which involved shooting a prison guard. (Continue reading)