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The Brian Peixoto Case: Did Misdiagnosis Lead To Wrongful Conviction?

This week, Injustice Anywhere Radio discussed the Brian Peixoto case in Massachusetts with advocate Lisa Munger. Brian Peixoto was convicted in 1996 for the murder of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son Christopher Affonso, Jr., and sentenced to life in prison in Massachusetts. Peixoto was 26 years old at the time of his arrest. He had been dating the 3-year-old’s mother Ami Sneed for …

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McLean County Illinois: Does Innocence Matter?

Injustice Anywhere Radio recently discussed an upcoming event in McLean County, Illinois, called “Does Innocence Matter?,” with event organizers Tam Alex and Andrew DuBois. The Does Innocence Matter? event will shine a spotlight on the history of police and prosecutorial misconduct in McLean County, while highlighting several cases including the Jamie Snow case, an Injustice Anywhere featured case. Jamie Snow was wrongfully …

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A Reconstruction of the Attack on Kent Heitholt

(Ninth of ten articles about the Kent Heitholt murder with a primary focus on interpreting the physical and other evidence at the crime scene. The reconstruction in this article seeks to provide a sequence of the attack and strangulation that accounts for the found evidence on the pavement, vehicle, and victim. The reconstruction would likely be modified and enhanced with an opportunity to review …

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What Assault Weapon Did the Killer Use To Murder Kent Heitholt?

(Eighth of ten articles about the Kent Heitholt murder in 2001 with a primary focus on interpreting the physical and other crime scene evidence that has been made available over the Internet. This article looks at deductions that can be made from the evidence as to what the assault weapon was. The analysis is limited as most of the images of victim’s injuries have …

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Interpreting Markings on the Driver Side of the Heitholt Nissan Maxima

(Sixth of ten articles about the Kent Heitholt murder in 2001 with a primary focus on interpreting the physical and other evidence at the crime scene that has been made available over the Internet.) The Heitholt Nissan Maxima was an early 1990s vintage four door sedan with black body paint. Markings on black painted vehicles are often exceptionally difficult to see well enough to …

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Interpreting Markings and Items on the Pavement Near and About the Heitholt Maxima

(Fifth of ten articles about the Kent Heitholt murder in 2001 with a primary focus on interpreting the physical and other evidence at the crime scene that has been made available over the Internet.) In any effort to reconstruct a crime scene, one needs to try and ascertain how the area likely was before anything happened as well as what events occurred and …

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