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Roberts Back in Court on 18th Anniversary of Murder

BY MELANIE BUCK – On the 18th anniversary of her death, Andi Brewer’s family found themselves back in Polk County Circuit Court watching a post-conviction relief hearing for her convicted rapist and murderer, Karl Roberts. Roberts’ defense team continues to seek relief for him arguing ‘ineffective counsel’ in the latest legal maneuvering that has spanned almost two decades and in ...

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Death Row Inmate Granted Another Appeal

BY MELANIE BUCK – The legal maneuvering of a death row inmate is continuing, over 15 years after his conviction by a Polk County jury. The Supreme Court of Arkansas has ruled that Polk County ‘erred’ in its findings that convicted murderer and rapist, Karl D. Roberts, has the ‘capacity to choose between life and death and to knowingly and ...

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Roberts Tells the Court, “I’m ready to go.”

BY LEANN DILBECK – “I would like to live but at the same time I am bound by law to take responsibility for the wrongs I’ve done. I’m ready to go,” were the words spoken today by Karl D. Roberts as he took the stand in Polk County Circuit Court before Honorable Judge J. W. Looney. Approximately 30 people attended ...

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