David Leonard Wood

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David Leonard Wood Hearing in Recess until December

on October 17th, 2011 in Psychology, Serial Killers by | No Comments

The hearing in El Paso, Texas to determine whether David Leonard Wood is mentally retarded has been recessed until December. It was expected to be completed Friday, but defense attorney Laura Ferry told the court that she was “nowhere near finished” cross-examining psychologist Thomas Allen. Judge Bert Richardson is from…

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Further Evidence Shows David Leonard Wood Not Retarded

on October 14th, 2011 in Psychology, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Prosecutors in El Paso, Texas continued to build the case that David Leonard Wood is not retarded on Thursday. A letter from 2009 was shown where Wood wrote: My new attorney is wanting to raise the Atkins issue, which is the ‘retardation’ issue. Well, we all know that that is…

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Witnesses Say David Leonard Wood Not Retarded

on October 13th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

The hearing to determine whether David Leonard Wood is eligible for the death penalty continued in El Paso, Texas on Wednesday. The prosecution called witnesses to testify that Wood is not mentally retarded, and is therefore can be executed. Four current or former employees of the Texas prison system testified…

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Hearing Begins for David Leonard Wood

on October 12th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

A hearing began Tuesday in El Paso, Texas to determine whether David Leonard Wood should be spared the death penalty due to being mentally retarded. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2002 that executing a mentally retarded is a violation of the U.S. Constitution. The defense called one of Wood’s…

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Judge Rules Against David Leonard Wood’s Petition

on August 21st, 2011 in Forensics, Serial Killers by | No Comments

David Leonard Wood has lost an appeal to have his conviction over-turned by an expert review of the DNA evidence of his trial. Judge Bert Richardson ruled: The court finds that the results of the DNA analysis do not establish that, had the results been available during the trial of…

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David Leonard Wood Expands his Appeal

on August 9th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

The defense team of David Leonard Wood is trying to overturn his 1992 capital murder verdict. They have requested an expert review of the DNA evidence from his trial, and are looking to prove that he is mentally retarded. Wood has a hearing today to determine his fate. A scheduled…

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