Jesse Matthew pleaded guilty to all counts levied against him in a Fairfax County, Virginia case Wednesday, and is now facing life in prison. He entered an Alford plea, wherein he acknowledged that the state had sufficient evidence to convict him beyond a reasonable doubt, but did not actually utter that he was guilty. Such pleas have the identical impact of a straight guilty plea or guilty verdict from a jury. The plea followed the state’s introduction of damaging DNA evidence that linked Matthew to the scene of the crime. Matthew continues to be a suspect in several other cases, and is facing a capital murder charges in the case of Hannah Graham.
CONVICTED OF MURDER AT 15 AND PAROLED AT 36, SANDY SHAW NOW SEEKS A PARDON IN THE LAS VEGAS “SHOW AND TELL” KILLING CASE: THE STATE SHOULD GRANT IT
HIGHLIGHTING THE BEST CRIMINAL LAWYERS IN MINNESOTA: ROBERT D. MILLER, MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Book Review of “An Iron Wind- Europe Under Hitler” by Peter Fritzsche
TENNESSEE BACK TO THE ELECTRIC CHAIR – CHRISTA PIKE ONLY FEMALE ON DEATH ROW IN THE STATE