Stories, true crime, Unsolved Murder

The Murder of Debbie Sue Carter

Disclaimer about my non-professional research skills When a crime is so heinous, so awful, so brutal, we want a villain. We need a person to blame so we feel safe again, knowing it can't happen to us. Sometimes we get blinded by that need and attach it to the first scapegoat we come across. It… Continue reading The Murder of Debbie Sue Carter

Stories, true crime, wrongful conviction

Julius Jones Update

Disclaimer about my non-professional investigative skills If you missed Julius's story, catch up here before reading. Part One and Part Two The type of DNA profiling used for the bandanna was STR analysis. STR stands for short tandem repeat. This is looking for the short tandem repeats that make up the backbone of the DNA strand. These small… Continue reading Julius Jones Update

Stories, true crime, wrongful conviction

Julius – Part Two

DISCLAIMER Part Two Julius, a nineteen-year-old from Oklahoma, was about to face a herculean type endeavor to prove his innocence. Bob Macy was the Oklahoma County District Attorney at the time, and he was considered one of the five deadliest prosecutors in the U.S. He had sent over 54 people to death row. The growing… Continue reading Julius – Part Two

Stories, true crime, wrongful conviction

The Story of Julius Jones

Disclaimer Part One Tennessee Williams once wrote, “We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us locked in it”. Those words ring eerily true for a man in McAlester, Oklahoma who… Continue reading The Story of Julius Jones