......the conviction. For the same murder, and via a guilty plea, no less. This gem was courtesy of the Innocence Project, which now might want to consider re-naming itself the Not All That Innocent Project.
Here are the first three paragraphs of today's AP story:
A Texas man who spent 21 years in prison for murder pleaded guilty to the same crime on Friday, three years after he was freed from prison and granted a new trial by DNA evidence that showed his original conviction was tainted.
Clay Chabot was sentenced to time served under an agreement that allows prosecutors to claim a conviction and the defendant to go home. He was taken into custody by sheriff's deputies but was expected to be processed out quickly.
The 51-year-old pleaded guilty to murdering Galua Crosby, who was found in her Garland home tied up and gagged with three gunshot wounds to the head. Prosecutors portrayed it as a drug deal gone bad.
The whole story is here.
Moral of story: Abolitionists were willing to lie for at least a decade about Roger Keith Coleman, and some things never change.