This just in from the Associated Press:
LEWISTOWN, Mont. (AP) — A district judge has released convicted murderer Barry Beach on his own recognizance while he awaits a new trial in the 1979 death of Kim Nees on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.
Beach has been in prison for 29 [...]
This one has played out over the course of three decades. Someone killed 17-year-old Kim Nees in Poplar in 1983. Barry Beach was convicted on the basis of his confession to police in Louisiana after a lengthy interview.
He recanted his confession and has maintained his innocence since. That was hardly [...]