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Parole Granted!

November 2nd, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Iowa Board of Parole granted Heidi a parole on October 31, 2012 .  The decision was unanimous 3-0.  Heidi was released just before Thanksgiving , on Nov. 14. It’s been 14 years.  Good news at last.  Thank God.

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Plea Bargain Reached

October 28th, 2009 · Comments Off

Heidi Anfinson entered into a plea Oct. 28.  She waives her right to a third trial which was scheduled to start next week. Her original conviction carried a 50 year mandatory sentence. Under the plea, her maximum sentence is 50 years non-mandatory. With time already served, she could be paroled in 1-4 years. (Details are [...]

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New Trial !!!! Heidi’s Conviction Overturned !!!!

October 17th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The Iowa Supreme Court overturned Heidi’s conviction on October 17, nine years after Heidi entered prison for a 50 year sentence.  Heidi has been awarded a new trial. Finally someone listened to what her supporters have been saying for 10 years!

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Post-conviction hearing – August 2005

August 31st, 2005 · Comments Off

Heidi’s postconviction proceeding in August 2005 was based on her 2002 appeal (Section IV: “Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claims”).

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Appeal Decision – 2002

July 3rd, 2002 · Comments Off

Heidi’s postconviction proceeding in August 2005 was based on her 2002 appeal (Section IV: “Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claims”).

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Running account of the two trials

February 15th, 2000 · Comments Off

This is a series of e-mails sent during Heidi’s two trials, summarizing the testimony.

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Tags: Legal · Trials