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It’s Time For Missouri to Release Ryan Ferguson’s Co-Defendant Charles Erickson

Injustice Anywhere Radio recently discussed the Charles Erickson case with Charles’s attorney Laura O’Sullivan and his mother Marianne Erickson. Charles Erickson and Ryan Ferguson were wrongfully convicted in 2005 for the 2001 murder of Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt in Missouri. There are no witnesses, no physical evidence, no DNA, no motive, in fact nothing tying either of them …

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Freedom For Ryan Ferguson Should Lead To The Release Of His Co-Defendant Charles Erickson

Columbia Tribune Sports Editor Kent Heitholt was brutally murdered on November 1, 2001, in Columbia, Missouri. Heitholt was attacked in the Tribune parking lot as he left work. His body was discovered next to his car. Heitholt had been struck from behind sustaining multiple head injuries and was strangled with his own belt. Fellow Tribune employee Michael Boyd was the …

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What More Can Be Done to Solve the Kent Heitholt Murder?

(Tenth of ten articles about the Kent Heitholt murder with a primary focus on interpreting the physical and other evidence at the crime scene.) The evaluation of the murder of Kent Heitholt has been taken as far as it can with the available information. Several more things can be done by those in charge of the investigation into the murder of Kent …

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A Reconstruction of the Attack on Kent Heitholt

(Ninth of ten articles about the Kent Heitholt murder with a primary focus on interpreting the physical and other evidence at the crime scene. The reconstruction in this article seeks to provide a sequence of the attack and strangulation that accounts for the found evidence on the pavement, vehicle, and victim. The reconstruction would likely be modified and enhanced with an opportunity to review …

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What Assault Weapon Did the Killer Use To Murder Kent Heitholt?

(Eighth of ten articles about the Kent Heitholt murder in 2001 with a primary focus on interpreting the physical and other crime scene evidence that has been made available over the Internet. This article looks at deductions that can be made from the evidence as to what the assault weapon was. The analysis is limited as most of the images of victim’s injuries have …

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Interpreting Injuries Suffered by the Victim, Kent Heitholt

(Seventh of ten articles on the physical evidence in the Kent Heitholt murder on November 1, 2001. The autopsy report and photos have not reviewed to date. This article relies upon interpreting the descriptions of Pathologist Edward Adelstein and Pathologist Larry Blum in addition to interpreting the injuries to the victim’s hands observed in some available photos of the hands.) …

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