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Cameron Todd Willingham: Texas Panel Reviews Rulling That Led to Execution

September 27, 2009

CORSICANA, Texas — More than five years after Cameron Todd Willingham was executed by the state of Texas for the deaths of his three young daughters in a fire at the family’s home, a state panel will review a report concluding that the original determination of arson was faulty.

Willingham was executed in February 2004 — proclaiming his innocence in the deaths of his three young daughters in a fire at their Corsicana home on Dec. 23, 1991. more

Read also: Trial By Fire from THE NEW YORKER (scroll down)

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