Appeal Denied for Mom Convicted of Murder

Hannah Overton, 32, a devout Christian and mother of five kids, is serving a life sentence in a Texas prison for killing her 4-year-old adopted son, Andrew Burd. Her husband, pastor and scores of fellow parishioners have argued her innocence for years despite her conviction. Now, after nearly two years behind bars, her appeal to the 13th District Court of Appeals has been denied. In its decision, the court concluded that "a rational jury could have found beyond a reasonable doubt that...Full Story
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