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 >>
George Allen has been locked up for about three decades for the brutal rape and murder of court reporter Mary Bell in 1982. But a campaign to prove his innocence has convinced Cole County Judge Daniel Green that he didn't get a fair trial, and tomorrow -- barring a procedural move from the Missouri ... More >>
Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce announced today she won't re-file charges against 56-year-old George Allen, who has been locked up for nearly three decades for the murder of court reporter Mary Bell back in 1982. On Friday, Cole Conty judge Daniel Green finally agreed with Allen's attorneys from The ... More >>
He's been incarcerated for three decades for the brutal murder of Mary Bell, a St. Louis court reporter whose nude body was found stabbed to death in her LaSalle Park apartment in 1982. And again today attorneys with the Innocence Project will argue that George Allen be released. After the jury dead ... More >>
A new DNA test casts serious doubt on George Allen's guilt. So why is he still in prison?
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.
Read George Allen's complete 1982 police interrogation