After Decades on Death Row, Texas Court Exonerates Kerry Max Cook in 1977 Murder Case

TYLER, Texas — After an extensive legal battle spanning nearly five decades, Kerry Max Cook has been formally declared innocent by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in the 1977 murder of Linda Jo Edwards. Cook, who spent almost 20 years on death row, was exonerated this week, his life irrevocably marked by a controversial … Read more