State Seeks Pardons for Defendants Wrongfully Convicted in 1985 Nebraska Murder

Kathy Gonzalez had to make a decision. It was October 1989, and Gonzalez had been in jail in Beatrice, Neb., for months, accused of a murder she did not commit. Gonzalez hadn't heard the name Helen Wilson in the four years since her elderly downstairs neighbor had been raped and murdered, until the day police swept into the basement of McCormick's seafood restaurant in Denver and led Gonzalez out in handcuffs. She'd waived extradition from Colorado, saying recently that she figured she could...Full Story
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