Woman on death row could be freed to await retrial

Woman on death row could be freed to await retrial

PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona woman who has spent more than two decades on death row after being convicted of having her 4-year-old son killed for an insurance payout is expected to be released today while she awaits a retrial of the case that made her one of the state’s most reviled inmates. Judge Rosa Mroz of Maricopa County Superior Court set Debra Milke’s bond at $250,000 a day earlier, saying there’s no direct evidence linking her to her son’s death other than a purported confession to a detective. And, the judge said, the validity of that confession is in doubt

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