October 2, 2011
The Skeptical Juror, J. Bennett Allen, submits a detailed letter of support for Byron's pardon application to Missouri's Office of the Governor. In it, Allen discusses the forensic and testimonial facts that establish Anastasia WitbolsFeugen's time of death and argues that they collectively prove Kelly Moffett's story of the murder incontrovertibly false. Read the letter here.
August 18, 2011
Byron files his application for pardon by Gov. Jay Nixon, a forty-one-page argument for his innocence, plus these eight appendices:
- A thirteen-page personal letter, with nmerous pages of prison visiting-room photos of Byron with friends
- An excerpt from a manual of bipolar disorder, by Dr. E. Fuller Torrey and Dr. Michael B. Knable
- The affadavit by the police officer who arrested Kelly Moffett, in 2004, for domestic battery
- Copies of The Skeptical Juror and the Trial of Byron Case
- A study on postmortem changes to the eye, from The British Journal of Surgery
- JCSD's October 28, 1997 interview with Robert WitbolsFeugen, Anastasia's father
- JCSD's November 7, 1997 interview with Betsy Owens, Anastasia's mother
April 5, 2011
The Free Byron Case page on Facebook goes live.
March 28, 2011
Johnson County Community College assistant professor Ken Sissom invites Evelyn Case to speak at his Wrongful Convictions Class at the Police Academy.