Is Kenny Collins an Innocent Man?
Kenny Collins is on Maryland’s death row. He claims he is innocent. No physical evidence, eye-witnesses, nor confession links Kenny Collins to the crime.
Kenny Collins is on Maryland’s death row. He claims he is innocent. You decide:
No physical evidence, eye-witnesses, nor confession links Kenny Collins to the crime. Kenny Collins has always maintained his innocence and continues to do so to this day. Kenny’s conviction depended upon the testimony of three unreliable prosecution witnesses.
One witness, Tony Michie, was himself arrested for the crime. Mr. Michie fingered Kenny Collins months after his arrest to avoid a possible death sentence for the 1986 murder of Wayne Breeden. Another witness, Rodney Bennett, is Tony Michie's cousin and by the State's own admission a habitual lier. And now, the State's only reliable witness against Mr. Collins, Andre Thorpe (also Michie’s cousin), has admitted in a recorded interview that he lied at trial.
Vital evidence that would have proven Kenny’s innocence was illegally withheld by the State during the trial.
This evidence implicated another man in the murder of Wayne Breeden. This evidence showed that a man admitted to police five days after the murder that he was with Tony Michie at the time of the murder.
Kenny received horrible representation at trial.
Kenny’s lawyer at trial did not call any witnesses, or introduce any evidence on Kenny’s behalf. You can contact the Washington D.C. Chapter about getting involved in the fight around his case: (202) 271-8014.