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(Brendan Shiller's post originally ran on the Daily Law Bulletin on 2/24/2014).
With each passing year, a higher percentage of actual innocence exonerations are not based on DNA evidence, and more and more exonerations are coming about as the result of pro-active actions by law enforcement agencies, according to a report released by the National Registry of Exonerations on Feb. 4.
(This column first ran in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin in June, 2013)
In the summer of 1986 a couple was found stabbed to death in a bloody and heinous crime that climaxed with the bodies and their Paris, Illinois home being burned. The couple was Karen and Dyke Rhoads.