January 8, 2013
The Missouri Supreme Court overturned Mark Woodworth’s murder conviction on Jan. 8, 2013, ruling that prosecutors withheld evidence that could have helped him defend himself against accusations that he killed Catherine Robertson in her home in Chillicothe and assaulted her husband in 1990.
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A Chillicothe man whose murder conviction in the 1990 slaying of a rural neighbor was recently overturned wants the Missouri Supreme Court to remove the Attorney General's Office from the case.
The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a man’s murder conviction and life sentence in the 1990 slaying of a rural neighbor, but his prospects for being freed were quickly tempered when the attorney general’s office announced it intends to retry him.