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How Would Willie Have Gotten Home?

Ex-policeman, Vincent Hill, has grave concerns about the police investigation that followed the murders of which Willie Manning is convicted. Hill believes that the murders of two Mississippi State University students had the stamp of a crime of passion, as opposed … Continue reading

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Symptoms of a Wrongful Conviction

Last month the Mississippi Supreme Court  received two Amicus Curiae (Friends of the Court) briefs in connection with one of Willie Jerome Manning’s cases, the 1993 case involving two elderly ladies. The briefs, from the Innocence Network and the National Registry … Continue reading

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A Troubling Pattern of Wrongful Convictions

In a brief filed with the Mississippi Supreme Court, the Director of the National Registry of Exonerations provides guidance for the judges considering Willie Manning’s 1993 case. As well as focusing on Willie’s case, the guidance highlights this shocking fact: “…death … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Make Sense – A Policeman’s View

November is likely to be a busy month for Willie Manning’s attorneys. By the middle of this month they will be able to read the State’s response to Willie’s request for DNA testing and fingerprint comparison.* Meanwhile, they must also … Continue reading

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Local NAACP group highlighted racism

In 1994 the Oktibbeha County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) organized a march in support of Willie Manning. They expressed their belief that racism had played a part in securing Willie’s conviction for … Continue reading

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Murder victim’s sister feels execution wouldn’t help

Suzanne Steckler, sister of murder victim Jon Steckler, is reported to have said “(An execution) doesn’t bring our brother back. Because of that, we don’t wish that ill will on anyone else’s family. I don’t believe (Manning’s) death helps us … Continue reading

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Willie Manning support video and soundtrack now available

You can now download from this site a video and soundtrack featuring the song, ‘Ain’t you got a right to the tree of life?’ created to support Willie Manning. Please feel free to share these with your friends and family.

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Execution Date Opposed

Willie has opposed the setting of a date for his execution, citing important issues that he wants to raise.

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