The judges are concerned that such statements could taint a jury, harming the defendant’s right to a fair trial.
Rodney Lee Lincoln’s case was one of six chosen by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce in 2003 for further scrutiny and DNA testing.
A Jackson County Circuit judge considers the 34-year court employee an insubordinate for offering legal advice and being too chatty about courthouse matters.
County police have announced plans to host a town hall and safety class in response to two assaults by an alleged rapist.
Both victims were Asian women, and both described the suspect as a Hispanic male in his 40s, heavy set, with short hair and some facial hair.
A convicted killer from northeast Missouri is facing a new charge.
Lonnie Erby served 17 years in prison on a rape conviction before he was exonerated and freed.
DNA samples could be destroyed after four months.
One of two brothers wrongfully convicted of raping and murdering a young girl in 1991 has been freed from prison.
“It’s not a good thing to find out that your son is not yours and the father is actually a priest that you thought you could trust. I still can’t believe it.”