Richard Kimble Was Guilty
I heard Gerard got his old war buddy, a private detective named Cannon – big guy with a radio announcer voice – to look back into the Kimble case in the early 70s. Gerard and Cannon were tight and had flew in B-17s with the 918th Bomb Group out of a little field called Archbury during World War II. Gerard got some info on Kimble from a UFO nut named David Vincent, yep the famous architect, and got Cannon to look into it.
Glad to see it is all finally wrapped up now.
Originally posted on The Classic TV History Blog:
Richard Kimble exits the Stafford, Indiana courthouse, on August 29, 1967, moments after his murder conviction was reversed. Kimble’s sister, Donna Taft (far left), now alleges that Kimble was guilty of that crime. (File Photo)
STAFFORD, IND. – Richard Kimble, the small-town pediatrician and death row fugitive whose first degree murder conviction was famously overturned in 1967, may not have been innocent after all, according to new claims made this week by members of his family.
Convicted for the brutal slaying of his wife Helen Kimble in September 1961, Kimble escaped custody during a freak train derailment two years later. He spent four years as the subject of an intensive manhunt before the discovery of new evidence led him to turn himself in to Stafford police in August of 1967.
According to Kimble’s sister, however, her brother was guilty of the crime, and the new evidence that exonerated him was…
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