Manners, who retired last month as a circuit judge in Jackson County, reviewed the case at the request of the Missouri Supreme Court.
They challenge Reginald Clemmons, his family and attorney
Clemons says police detectives beat him so badly he admitted to raping two sisters who were pushed to their deaths from a Mississippi River bridge.
One of four men convicted in the 1991 killing of two St. Louis-area sisters should be freed from death row and granted a new trial, his lawyer said Monday.
Death-row inmate’s case to be reviewed by special master upon request by Missouri Supreme Court.
Supporters of death-row inmate are hoping a court-appointed special master’s hearing will shed new light on a 1991 case.