What Missourian doesn't feel for a wrongfully convicted inmate? We sure do. The exonerations of Josh Kezer and Antonio Beaver in the last few years come to mind; Hell, RFT itself ran a feature in 2009 on Darryl Burton, who served 24 years for a murder he didn't commit.So yeah. That hits us in the he ... More >>
Photo: Jennifer SilverbergDarryl Burton photographed last year.Updated 4:06 p.m. with comments from Burton's attorney.Darryl Burton served 24 years in prison for a St. Louis murder he didn't commit. In 2008, Cole County Judge Richard Callahan (now the U.S. Attorney for Eastern Missouri) released ... More >>
Fire chief is killed after ex-con flees
A federal appeals court says Darryl Burton might very well be innocent of the 1984 murder of Donald Ball. But there's nothing they can do about it.