Steven Kreytak reports, "Yogurt shop suspects' lawyers want more tests," in today's Austin American-Statesman.Defense lawyers for Michael Scott and Robert Springsteen said in
court Wednesday that they want DNA testing done for dozens of people
whom they call alternative suspects in the 1991 slayings of four
teenage girls at a North Austin yogurt shop.
The testing would determine whether anyone on the defense lawyers'
list, which includes executed serial killer Kenneth McDuff, can be
linked to the killings.
The lawyers also asked state District Judge Mike Lynch during a
pretrial hearing to allow them to speak more freely to the media about
the case and accused prosecutors of intentionally mishandling evidence
to suppress the truth...continue to full post
DNA evidence may clear accused Yogurt Shop Murders defendant Defendants in Austin's famed 1991 "Yogurt Shop Murders" may wind up having their names added to Texans exonerated through retesting old DNA evidence, over strenuous prosecution objections, reports the Austin Chronicle:A lawyer for yogurt shop defendant Robert Springsteen says that retested DNA evidence proves his client is not guilty and should be released from prison...
Protest at yogurt shop case hearing for Michael Scott TELL TRAVIS COUNTY: DROP ALL THE CHARGES, BRING THEM HOME NOW!Wednesday, May 14th at 1PMTravis County Courthouse Plaza, off Lavaca between 10th and 11th.Things are heating up in the Yogurt Shop case! As many of you may know, long time CEDP member Jeannine Scott is fighting for her husband Michael Scott, who was wrongfully imprisoned for murder in this case...
Still no DNA match in yogurt shop case Thats title of Austin-American Statesman's article about pending retrial of Michael Springsteen for the 1991 Austin yogurt shop murders.By Steven KreytakAMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, September 18, 2008 Prosecutors in the cases against two men facing retrial in the 1991 Austin yogurt shop murders have yet to figure out whose DNA was discovered this year in swabs taken from one of the four teenage victims, according to lawyers in the case...
Unsolved: The Keddie Murders NOTE: In the coming weeks I will be re-visiting some crime stories I've covered on this and other blogs in the past. I will sometimes re-post old entries from old sites with updates, and will write new posts as well...
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The Dannon Company, Inc. allegedly falsely claimed Activia and DanActive probiotic yogurt products had scientifically proven health benefits.
Requip alleging behavior urges users to gamble, shop, and eat compulsively.