Entries tagged with “Robert Lee Miller, Jr.

Oct 14, 2022

Deeply Rooted Oklahoma Case Spotlight: Robert Lee Miller, Jr.

Robert Lee Miller, Jr. was wrong­ful­ly con­vict­ed and held on death row for three years after DNA evi­dence proved he was inno­cent. Bob Macy and Joyce Gilchrist both played a role in his wrong­ful cap­i­tal conviction.[1] Miller was con­vict­ed and sen­tenced to death in 1998 for the mur­ders and rapes of two elder­ly women.[2] Gilchrist report­ed that semen col­lect­ed from the scene point­ed to some­one with type‑A blood, and hairs found at the scene were said to have negroid characteristics.”[3] Miller was one of 173 Black men inter­ro­gat­ed about the case and one…