COLUMBIA — In the final day of a hearing for a retrial for Ryan Ferguson, the state called the case’s original prosecutor and two investigators with the prosecutor’s office. Ferguson’s attorney wrapped up the plaintiff’s case in the morning with testimony from an expert in police interrogation and false confessions, who said he doubted the validity of Charles “Chuck” Erickson’s confession, which first implicated Ferguson.
State wraps up Ferguson hearing by calling original prosecutor
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