An Alabama death row inmate is asking a federal appeals court to review new
evidence in his case that his attorneys say could exonerate him.
Billy Kuenzel was convicted of killing Sylacauga convenience store clerk Linda
Jean Offord during a robbery in November 1987, but he's maintained his
His attorneys are asking the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday to
grant him a new hearing, but prosecutors say the new information is little more
Kuenzel's defense team claims to have uncovered information that suggests his
roommate had a shotgun that could have been used in the killing, and that
Kuenzel may not have been at the crime scene.
Alabama prosecutors dismiss it as nothing more than "attacks on the credibility
(source: Associated Press)