Missouri court denies case of man prosecutor deems innocent
June 3, 2021
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri prosecutor on Wednesday said she's disappointed the state Supreme Court won't hear the case of a Kansas City man imprisoned for more than 40 years for a triple murder that prosecutors say he didn't commit.
Missouri Supreme Court judges on Tuesday denied 61-year-old Kevin Strickland's case without providing an explanation.
Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker in response said her office is "pursuing all avenues of exoneration for Mr. Strickland." Strickland's lawyers, including Midwest Innocence Project attorneys, said in a statement that they...