Thursday, August 28, 2008

Innocence Inquiry Commission could help clear man facing life sentence

Independent Weekly

Life on the line

27 AUG 2008 • by Patrick O'Neill

The first test of the state's Innocence Inquiry Commission happens this week in the case of Henry "Hank" Reeves. The former Plymouth police officer has served his full prison sentence after being convicted of taking indecent liberties with his 6-year-old daughter, but because he refused to register as a sex offender, he faces the possibility of a life sentence.

And in a new twist to the case, his daughter, Marquita, now 15, says her grandmother, Barbara Hardy, forced her to testify against her father. (Marquita agreed to be named in this story. )

See whole article here.

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