Finally we're seeing progress on a longstanding injustice getting another look.
Just as we noted this morning . . . Nobody believes the official story.
What's worse and what most locals don't remember . . .
At the time of the convictions there was a great deal of pop psychology quoted in the mainstream media about "the need for closure" which, apparently, was more important than due process and upholding the integrity and confidence in the law. And so we come full circle wherein public perceptions about the justice system have evolved and now favor exonerations and activism against the prison industrial complex.
Here's the word . . .
Jackson County Prosecutor's statement on newest information regarding firefighters' case
In response to news reports today regarding information related to the Kansas City firefighters' case, the Jackson County Prosecutor's Office is issuing this statement:
"Our office was asked to review this new evidence for possible charges against two additional suspects. We believe a review is warranted given that no statute of limitations exists for murder. "
Developing . . .