Timothy Cole was sentenced for 1985 Lubbock rape
Cole refused to admit guilt to get shorter prison term; he died in
DNA tests proved his innocence after another man confessed
A Texas district court judge Friday reversed the conviction
of a man who died in prison nearly a decade ago, almost two decades
into a prison sentence for a rape he swore he did not commit, CNN
affiliate KXAN reported.
Timothy Cole died in prison while serving a sentence for a rape DNA
tests show he did not commit.
Sunday, February 8, 2009
Another reason why the death penalty should be abolished. If this guy was on death row it would have been too late.