Herb Riley

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    December 27, 2012

    George Allen, Convicted of Murder in 1983, Is Now One Step Away from Total Freedom

    The campaign to free convict George Allen after three decades of incarceration has already succeeded; he was released in mid-November, pending some final legal hurdles. Looks like there's only one legal hurdle left. Yesterday, Missouri's Western Appellate District gave their imprimatur to a lower-co ... More >>

  • News

    December 1, 2004

    The Case That Haunts

    The most notorious cold case in the history of the St. Louis Police Department still haunts homicide detectives

  • News

    October 6, 2004

    Semen Says

    A new DNA test casts serious doubt on George Allen's guilt. So why is he still in prison?

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    July 2, 2003

    Best Evidence

    George Allen claims police made him confess to rape and murder. Twenty years after Allen was convicted, his last hope hinges on a DNA test.

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    July 2, 2003

    Confession Transcript

    Read George Allen's complete 1982 police interrogation