Mo. man convicted of student's murder wins tentative OK for new forensic tests

Monday, June 9, 2008 | 6:48 p.m. CDT; updated 10:52 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — A southeast Missouri man convicted 14 years ago in a college student’s murder but who claims innocence moved one step closer Monday toward the chance to clear his name.