January 12, 2006
DNA tests have confirmed the guilt of a man put to death in Virginia's electric chair back in 1992.
Governor Mark Warner ordered the tests last month to find out if Roger Coleman was indeed guilty for the rape and murder of his sister-in-law.
Death penalty opponents have been pushing for years to have this evidence retested. Coleman had proclaimed his innocence to the end.
The Center Of Forensic Sciences in Toronto concluded that there is almost no doubt that Coleman was the source of semen found on the body of the victim.
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