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Four Shots in Oskie: How Tom Bledsoe (almost) got away with murder, Part 1: The confessions of Tom Bledsoe

Source: 
Topeka Capital-Journal
Author: 
Justin Wingerter
Date: 
Saturday, January 9, 2016

"On a cold, wintry day in late December, Floyd sat calmly in an office at the University of Kansas’ Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies. It had been three weeks since his life sentence for first-degree murder was vacated and he was released from a cell at Lansing Correctional Facility. He was ready for his first interview.

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The Project for Innocence, certain he wasn’t a murderer, commissioned new DNA testing that showed Floyd’s brother, Tom Bledsoe, had likely killed Camille. As Jefferson County sheriff’s officials reopened the case, Tom committed suicide in November and confessed to the murder in suicide notes."