Man convicted of 1995 murder claims i...

Man convicted of 1995 murder claims innocence, seeks release

There are 121 comments on the Bluefield Daily Telegraph story from Apr 15, 2011, titled Man convicted of 1995 murder claims innocence, seeks release. In it, Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports that:

A Mercer County man convicted in 1998 of murder for his role in the 1995 shooting death of a Bluefield businessman is asking a Greenbrier County judge today to vacate his conviction.

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#102 May 18, 2011
To all those who know David; you would know its Davie not David. To all those who reeeeaaally or reallllly know Davie and to the ones who CLAIM to be his girlfriend I hope you was around for him when he was doing his time when there was only a handful of people there for him and know the struggles he went through in prison. I have known Davie for many years. When I first heard him say he was innocent I was okay *rolling eyes* prisons are full of people who are *innocent*. I was actually very cynical, but he was so adamant about his innocence. So I began to dig into his case. At first I thought okay well I won’t say he is innocent but he definitely got screwed. Then I continued to dig and the more I dug the more I realized this man is innocent.(Since this time we have became VERY close) I read everything I coauld get my hands on to including news articles and court records. He should have NEVER been convicted. If you really wonder about Davie’s guilt or innocence do your own research. Quit with all the gossip. This stuff is on record and you can get it for yourself the same way I did. There are so many non truths and ½ truths on here and going around out there that it’s ridiculous. Yes there is a techinicality and that it was a major one.... HE WAS INNOCENT and the judge saw that. This sort of thing does not happen every day.

Then to all the people who want to say he is guilty based on his past character….. Judge not les ye be judged. Truth is no one should ever spend time in prison for a crime they did not commit it’s not a persons character that is suppose to put them in prison but the crime that they commit. That is why we have a criminal justice system… supposedly to prevent these things from happening; and why criminals have the rights that they do. But Davie was failed by that justice system; and deserves everything that is happening. Let Davie live his life and let him be the man that he has become the hard way. You do realize he was forced to grow up in prison! That he lost 13 years of his life based on a flawed system and lies. Davie deserves to live his life as a free man and without all the judgment and stereotypes going on. Davie has been judged enough and has already been through more than any of us can imagine. And for what? Even if he did what all you want to say he did….. does that mean he should have spent more time in prison than the cold blooded murder who is walking the streets and has admitted to murdering was sentenced to do? Regardless if he was only 15 he knew what he was doing. He knew a gun shot to the back of a head would kill and to kill meant dead and dead is forever. So in the end Davie is a free man living in our society let him live his life.
lisa lester

United States

#103 Jun 11, 2011
Stupid stupid people. For all those people who has all this proof of davies innocence please share it with us. Everybody is on here running their mouth and have no damn idea what they are talking about. I have lived this nightmare for sixteen years and I have not seen one piece of evidence proving he is innocent. I am sick and tired of hearing about davie and mickey. My father was shot executioner style in the back of his head no warning no nothing. Regardless who done it they both were there. Let me feel you all in on something you all get on here talking about what they missed out on well the morning my father was shot I was there three minutes after the ambulance I knelt down..his shirt ripped wide open..blood coming for the back of his head..he was as blue as could be..of all the time in my life he needed me there was nothing I could do to help him..he had leads on him where they tried to revive him..and you people want to talk about poor davie...Please spare me..until I see the actual proof of his innocense he is guilty..for all these people who have proof let's see it or shut the hell up..davies loss or mickeys loss even comes close to the loss my family has endured...I have had enough and I will be doing an interview with the news soon so be sure to watch it will be coming soon!!!!
STFU

Princeton, WV

#104 Jun 11, 2011
Im sorry for your loss, and could not imagine your pain!!! Point of the matter is that DAVIE DID NOT KILL NOR SHOOT YOUR FATHER!!!! The court saw fit to free an innocent man, GOD saw fit to free him as well!!! After letting the court system work that case, after letting the law take matters into their hands, lets everyone know how corrupt the system really is!!! And do you think your interview is going to do anything? Do you think your interview is going to bring your father back? Well it wont!! And by the time you finish your interview, Im sure the phone will be ringing on Davie's line!! Sooo I say to you, please spare me until you can show PROOF that Davie is guilty, but there is none!!! That is why he is walking around free today! Your interview will probably be welcomed by him!! Im sure more ppl have more interest in what he has to say, and waste your time if need be!!! Truth be told, know one will ever know!!! No white Judge, or white jury, only God can Judge Davie. And yes it does make the white ppl feel some kinda way!!! Now white ppl have the shoe on the other foot, because your ppl have killed hundreds of our ppl and not even supplied the 40 acres or the damn mule!! IM GLAD DAVIE IS FREE, AND HE WONT BE GOING BACK, SO BLOW STEAM!! JUST A LITTLE TASTE OF YOU/YOUR ALL OWN MEDICINE, IT DOESNT FEEL SOOOO GOOD!!! I WISH WE HAD SOMEBODY TO LOCK UP ALL THE WHITE PPL THAT HUNG SHOT STABBED RAPED KILLED OUR PPL FOR HUNDREDS OF YRS, to cry over one white man(NOT SAYIN ITS RIGHT)but can u hear HUNDREDS of blacks whispering "JUSTICE!!!" IT CAN GROW LOUDER!!! SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, BUT I DIDNT READ ANY SORRY IN MY HISTORY BOOKS, AND YOU WONT EITHER!!! LET THAT MAN ALONE, AND MAY YOUR FATHER R.I.P. THE TRUTH HURTS!!!!
lisa lester

United States

#105 Jun 12, 2011
To stfu you are insane and don't judge something you don't know and don't you worry about my interview.....nothing will bring my dad back but if those two idiots davie and mickey hadn't done what they did he would be here so kiss my ass and go to hell davies day is coming and by god I will be there to see so stick that in your crack pipe and smoke it because apparently you are on drugs and have no damn clue what you are talking about
shoe

United States

#106 Jun 12, 2011
STFU wrote:
Im sorry for your loss, and could not imagine your pain!!! Point of the matter is that DAVIE DID NOT KILL NOR SHOOT YOUR FATHER!!!! The court saw fit to free an innocent man, GOD saw fit to free him as well!!! After letting the court system work that case, after letting the law take matters into their hands, lets everyone know how corrupt the system really is!!! And do you think your interview is going to do anything? Do you think your interview is going to bring your father back? Well it wont!! And by the time you finish your interview, Im sure the phone will be ringing on Davie's line!! Sooo I say to you, please spare me until you can show PROOF that Davie is guilty, but there is none!!! That is why he is walking around free today! Your interview will probably be welcomed by him!! Im sure more ppl have more interest in what he has to say, and waste your time if need be!!! Truth be told, know one will ever know!!! No white Judge, or white jury, only God can Judge Davie. And yes it does make the white ppl feel some kinda way!!! Now white ppl have the shoe on the other foot, because your ppl have killed hundreds of our ppl and not even supplied the 40 acres or the damn mule!! IM GLAD DAVIE IS FREE, AND HE WONT BE GOING BACK, SO BLOW STEAM!! JUST A LITTLE TASTE OF YOU/YOUR ALL OWN MEDICINE, IT DOESNT FEEL SOOOO GOOD!!! I WISH WE HAD SOMEBODY TO LOCK UP ALL THE WHITE PPL THAT HUNG SHOT STABBED RAPED KILLED OUR PPL FOR HUNDREDS OF YRS, to cry over one white man(NOT SAYIN ITS RIGHT)but can u hear HUNDREDS of blacks whispering "JUSTICE!!!" IT CAN GROW LOUDER!!! SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, BUT I DIDNT READ ANY SORRY IN MY HISTORY BOOKS, AND YOU WONT EITHER!!! LET THAT MAN ALONE, AND MAY YOUR FATHER R.I.P. THE TRUTH HURTS!!!!
If your so damn sure davie didn't shoot or kill anyone, then shut the hell up and prove it!!
hunnn

Beckley, WV

#107 Jun 16, 2011
Lisa where is your proof of guilt? All the proof you have ever had is a liar someone who has done nothing but lie about everything from the start!
i love

Beckley, WV

#108 Jun 16, 2011
You Davie
i know

Nashville, TN

#109 Jun 16, 2011
i love wrote:
You Davie
He doesn't love u
just want to know

United States

#110 Jun 17, 2011
Has he seen hIs son. I hear all this stuff but nothing about his son. And what does he think out all of this.
Ginger Wheeler

Fincastle, VA

#111 Jun 17, 2011
So somebody just informed me that MY SON has been added to this bullsh!t.....Don't worry about MY SON he has been through enough and he has me always have always will....if anybody approaches my child in a disrespectful way u will be dealt with he is an innocent child he has been brought up with morals and respect. He didn't ask for any of this SO LEAVE HIM ALONE. DON'T CROSS THAT LINE
red head long ago

Princeton, WV

#114 Jun 18, 2011
the proof is this'''''' a man is dead and someone killed him. if davie didnt do it, then prove it.
Hawg Wild

Bluefield, WV

#116 Jun 19, 2011
lisa lester wrote:
Stupid stupid people. For all those people who has all this proof of davies innocence please share it with us. Everybody is on here running their mouth and have no damn idea what they are talking about. I have lived this nightmare for sixteen years and I have not seen one piece of evidence proving he is innocent. I am sick and tired of hearing about davie and mickey. My father was shot executioner style in the back of his head no warning no nothing. Regardless who done it they both were there. Let me feel you all in on something you all get on here talking about what they missed out on well the morning my father was shot I was there three minutes after the ambulance I knelt down..his shirt ripped wide open..blood coming for the back of his head..he was as blue as could be..of all the time in my life he needed me there was nothing I could do to help him..he had leads on him where they tried to revive him..and you people want to talk about poor davie...Please spare me..until I see the actual proof of his innocense he is guilty..for all these people who have proof let's see it or shut the hell up..davies loss or mickeys loss even comes close to the loss my family has endured...I have had enough and I will be doing an interview with the news soon so be sure to watch it will be coming soon!!!!
I am so sorry for you,after reading this heartbreaking post.I hate that you have been through so much,and still having to suffer fron this cruel and heartless crime. Just seems like their is no fairness in the world anymore. When the Court Systems uphold criminals out on the streets doing these heartless crimes. Thats why I am very supportive of the Death Penalty being brought back. I really think hiighly of you for speaking your mind concerning the gruesom crime of your father.I hope Justice is served and not set aside on this case.I wish you all the Luck,and hopefully this will all come out and someone held responsible.
Ginger Wheeler

Fincastle, VA

#117 Jun 19, 2011
STFU wrote:
Lemme me find out Davie is gay!!!!!! And @ Ginger...STFU!!
Make me shut up I'm not hard to find
STFU

Bluefield, WV

#118 Jun 25, 2011
Ginger Wheeler wrote:
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Make me shut up I'm not hard to find
AND IT WOULDNT BE HARD TO DO EITHER!!!!
Britt

Fincastle, VA

#119 Jun 26, 2011
STFU wrote:
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AND IT WOULDNT BE HARD TO DO EITHER!!!!
LOL...that's cute..u r the one hiding behind a fake name u jus one of her BD hoes she not stuntin u I know dis
Davie Free Man

La Mesa, CA

#120 May 23, 2015
triangle 93 wrote:
I love you davie hurt
I love you too triangle 93!!! To say I told yall so would be an understatement so therefore I won't say anything!! When you know what you're saying... There is no need to scream it!!! Thanks for the love and support and for anyone who doesn't understand the how and why of any of this nonsense it's only because you're dealing with a shortage of the FACTS! Do ur home work if ur hating on me because two things that are for certain..(A) I DID MINE!!(B) The WV SUPREME COURT Damn sure did theirs!! ANYTHING ELSE is just Random Rhetoric that appears to have been typed by some crack heads suffering from torets!!!
llllll

Pulaski, VA

#121 May 28, 2015
I guess WV doesn't have a felony murder law on the books. Felony murder means if you decide to commit a felony and a death occurs you get charged whether you pulled the trigger or not. I knew this dude back when no way it wasnt there to rob that man. Too bad he is out.
Hollergirl1970

Lexington, SC

#122 Sep 25, 2015
davies innocent wrote:
i know for a fact that Davie wasnt involved!! me and him go way back and i know what went down that night and after that before he was sentenced. ppl are so quick to judge others before they even know wtf is going on. the sad thing is that you never hear about the 3rd person in the car that went in with MH.
And did you testify in court? Cause if you know something, that would've been the place to say something. I doubt you know shit.
Hollergirl1970

Lexington, SC

#123 Sep 25, 2015
shoe wrote:
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If your so damn sure davie didn't shoot or kill anyone, then shut the hell up and prove it!!
Wow! Racist much??? You are no credit to your race, that's for sure!
onehotcougar

Bladensburg, MD

#124 Sep 28, 2015
Your making a comment on this subject as if you know for sure that this person is guilty still. He was 19 yrs old when they put him in prison for another person's word, the person that shot and robbed the guy. He then recanted his confession saying he acted alone and yet the courts put the innocent man in jail..Fifteen years for the crime of not being there.. they let rapist and murders out after 7 or so years. Your making a judgement on a person that you have never met, never talked to, never stood nor sit beside, because he's been incarcerated for 15 yrs.. I hope they free this man. He was thrown in prison as a young man and coming out as a true adult. It isn't our place to judge him..

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