|Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery|
Phoenix, AZ—It’s been months since the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has reversed the wrongful convictions and death sentence of Debra Milke.
Milke was framed with a manufactured confession by a really despicable former Phoenix cop, Armando Saldate. As a result this innocent woman has spent 23 years in solitary confinement in a tiny prison cell under the constant and very real threat of being murdered under the color of law.
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has to now decide just what additional misery he will put Debra Milke through. Montgomery has been under a lot pressure to protect the image of law enforcement people that engaged in the deliberate obstruction of justice and at the minimum a reckless prosecution.
Montgomery also has a very real additional duty as a prosecutor to protect Milke from yet another wrongful prosecution.
Bill Montgomery must now make a choice and I have issued the following video appeal to him to promptly take the high road: