Fla. Defenders To Seek Delay In DNA Test Deadline

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http://www.sptimes.com/2003/09/02/State/DNA_deadline_looms_fo.shtml Only a small fraction of Florida inmates who want postconviction DNA tests to support their innocence are expected to file their requests before October 1, the deadline established by state legislators for testing in old cases, the St. Petersburg Times reports. Among the cases described by the Times: Hector M. Irizarry is serving life in prison for the 1984 murder of his ex-wife, who was nearly decapitated by a machete; Dwight E. Anderson is serving . . .

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