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Tim Hennis Sentenced To Death

In the "better late than never" category and following up to my earlier posts on Tim Hennis from my other blog (HERE, HERE and HERE), in April of this year the former Master Sergeant was sentenced to death for the 1985 slayings of Army wife Kathryn Eastburn and two of her young daughters. 

Hennis was originally convicted and sentenced to death in civilian court but received a new trial in which he was acquitted.  He is the only person known to have been acquitted in civilian court and later convicted and sentenced to death in military court for the same crime.  He has become the sixth person on the military's death row at Fort Leavenworth.  Perhaps not coincidentally, four of the six hail from military bases in North Carolina. 

For anyone not familiar with the Hennis/Eastburn case, I encourage you to read my earlier posts, as well as Scott Whisnant's Innocent Victims if you can get your hands on a copy. 

If you've heard about this case, what do you think?  Is Tim Hennis indeed guilty or has an innocent man been sentenced to death for someone else's crime?

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