UPDATE: Helmig appeals to Missouri court for DNA tests

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 | 2:54 p.m. CDT; updated 4:23 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, June 3, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY — The courtroom conduct of former Rep. Kenny Hulshof, a 2008 Republican nominee for governor, is again under scrutiny in a new appeal of a murder conviction obtained by the one-time special state prosecutor.