40 years of questions about death-row's Zeigler show problems with case, death penalty


40 years of questions about death-row's Zeigler show problems with case, death penalty
 

It has been nearly 40 years since, prosecutors say, Tommy Zeigler killed his wife and three others in his furniture store in Winter Garden.
He has been on death row longer than most Americans have been alive.
And taxpayers have spent far more money trying to kill him than they ever would have locking him up for life.
Yet still today, there are troubling details about his case, unanswered questions - even untested DNA.
Among the most troubling: A jury never even sentenced Zeigler to die. It chose life in prison.
But the judge - one whom Ziegler's attorneys had asked to step off the case... read more

 
26 September 2015 in Regional, Views: 17
 


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