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Seventeen years ago, Charles Raby said he killed an old lady. Now he's not so sure.
Hair Balls reported in early June that Charles Raby, who has been sitting on death row since 1994 after being convicted of slaying a grandmother, had received some good news in his ongoing DNA challenge.An outside expert, Patricia P. Hamby, determined that the much-maligned Houston Crime Lab had bee ... More >>
It's good news for death row inmate Charles Raby - and more bad news for Joseph Chu. The former Houston crime lab analyst has taken a beating in the Michael Bromwich reports, which determined that, among other things, the lab had manipulated results to help with convictions. And it seems that in th ... More >>
Back in January Hair Balls brought you the saga of the seemingly endless DNA case of convicted grandma-killer Charles Raby. He's been on Death Row since 1994, and the DNA challenge has been going on for more than six years. Today's scheduled ruling was pushed back yet again. Sarah Frazier, Raby ... More >>
The wait continues for Charles Raby, the Houston man sentenced to lethal injection for brutally murdering a 72-year-old grandmother in 1994.Raby and his lawyer Sarah Frazier have been fighting for years to introduce new DNA testing to the case. The results, which Frazier says exonerate Raby, finally ... More >>
Defense attorney Sarah Frazier got the DNA results she wanted. They might even win her tomorrow's hearing. But her client could still be put to death. Frazier has fought for years to introduce new DNA testing to the case of Charles Raby, who was convicted almost 15 years ago of murdering a grandmoth ... More >>