May 102013
 May 10, 2013  Posted by  Laws

Alana Rocha reports:

To illustrate articles about Preston Hughes III, who was convicted and sentenced to death in the 1988 stabbing deaths of a 15-year-old Houston girl and her 3-year-old cousin, several bloggers published graphic crime scene photographs last November, around the time of Mr. Hughes’s execution.

Andy Kahan, the head of Houston’s Crime Victims Assistance Office, said it was the publication of those images, which showed the bodies of the victims, that drove him to seek a change in Texas law to limit access to crime scene photos.

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