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Crime Labs / Casey Murder Case #171154

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 03, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report by a panel of scientists critical of the nation's crime labs and how they investigate suspicious fires reported.

(Fort Stockton, Texas: James Walker) ABC News investigation into the case of Sonya Casey, who was convicted of murdering her uncle by setting him on fire, presented; scenes shown from Fort Stockton, Texas, where the fire took place while the evidence is reviewed. [CASEY - denies the crime.] [Bexar County crime lab Chemist Joe CASTORENA - defends the evidence.] The view of seven top forensic experts that Castorena misinterpreted the evidence outlined. [Forensic chemist Richard HENDERSON, arson analyst Gerald HURST - comment on the evidence.] [CASEY - wants her case reopened.]

Jennings, Peter;
Walker, James

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