Convicted for the murder of Bertram Thomas in Springfield, OH. during the Winter of 1996, Jermane Scott has spent the entirety of his adult life serving life without parole in various Ohio prisons. Whilst always maintaining his innocence, it has not been until this year that Scott has succeeded in gaining legal representation to appeal … Continue reading From The Inside Out—Legal Representation & Covid-19 Behind Bars.
Despite 5 trials, dubious blood spatter evidence, and key testimony given by a jailhouse informant, Walter Barton is due to be executed by the state of Missouri tomorrow, May 19th. Barton, sentenced to death for the 1991 murder of Gladys Kuehler in Christian County, MO, has been tried no fewer than 5 times in a … Continue reading Walter Barton’s Stay Of Execution Overturned By 8th Circuit.
Jermane Scott is serving life without parole for the 1996 murder of Bertram Thomas, in Springfield, OH. He has currently been fighting his wrongful conviction for 23 years. Here he speaks candidly about his past experiences, and how during his mitigation hearing, he was 'spared' the death sentence in part due to revelations about the … Continue reading From The Inside Out: D.N.A ‘Did. Not. Acknowledge’
Jermane Scott is serving life without parole for the 1996 murder of Bertram Thomas, in Springfield, OH. He has currently been fighting his wrongful conviction for 23 years. Here he speaks candidly about his past experiences, and the present unfolding crisis of Covid-19. I thought that life in prison couldn't get any tougher, then … Continue reading From The Inside Out: Flags At Half-Mast & The ‘6 Feet Rule’
Jermane Scott is serving life without parole for the 1996 murder of Bertram Thomas, in Springfield, OH. He has currently been fighting his wrongful conviction for 23 years. Here he speaks candidly about his past experiences, and the present unfolding crisis of Covid-19. I find myself today with many conflicting thoughts and feelings regarding … Continue reading From The Inside Out: Hopes, Fears & COVID-19
* Melissa Calusinski's status hearing has been postponed. Judge Martha Pacold made the decision to reschedule initially on Feb. 27th. Due to the ongoing Corona-virus pandemic no further details as to when Melissa's appeal will resume have yet been released-as of April 29th, 2021 The case of Melissa Calusinski, sentenced to 31 years in prison … Continue reading Melissa Calusinski: Status Hearing Set For February 28th.
Melissa Calusinski's post-conviction attorney Kathleen Zellner filed her clients Writ of Habeas Corpus this past Wednesday, March. 27th. Calusinski, currently 10 years into a 31 year sentence for the aggravated battery, and first degree murder of 16-month-old toddler Benjamin Kingan, will be seeking fresh eyes and minds to look into a case that began with … Continue reading Melissa Calusinski Seeks Habeas Corpus Over Death Of Toddler Benjamin Kingan.
March 27th, saw CJRJ's first interview regarding the case of Jermane Scott with local radio station A9Radio, in Springfield, Ohio. Jermane's case however, was no stranger to the station. 10-months-prior, Jermane himself had been a guest on the show, during which he gave candid details of his wrongful conviction. Below is his full unedited interview. … Continue reading Jermane Scott: The Interviews—27/03/2019
During the search of Scott's residence on Dec. 9th, Springfield Police Department spoke with Reggie Gilbert and Anthony Eldrige. Both Gilbert and Eldrige lived at the same residence as Scott. Marla Gilbert, Reggie's mother, and Scott's—believed to be at the time—stepmother, had taken Eldrige in approximately 1-year-prior due to continuing issues, the then 14-year-old had … Continue reading Jermane Scott: Jumping The Gun—Part. 4
On July, 18th, 1998, Pagedale Police, along with paramedics responded to a call originating from Leroy Avenue. John McClain, upon returning home had been confronted with his worst nightmare; the gruesome murder of his wife. Debra McClain, 40-years-old, sleight of frame and standing little over 5-feet-tall, had been repeatedly stabbed. In an otherwise seemingly undisturbed … Continue reading Marcellus Williams: Could The Unsolved Murder Of Debra McClain Help Save A Man’s Life?