Ohio Parole Board and Governor Kasich: Free Tyra Patterson
- Petition byNancy Day
Tyra Patterson has been wrongfully incarcerated for 19 years, for crimes she did not commit. I know because I was one of the jurors who voted to convict her of a robbery that ended in the shooting death of Michelle Lai in 1994. New evidence has surfaced that shows me the verdict was wrong. Tyra is innocent and the Ohio Parole Board and Governor Kasich should take action to release her from prison immediately.
I had serious doubts about Tyra’s guilt at the time. I could tell she wasn’t really part of the group that committed the crimes. My gut told me that she had just found herself at the wrong place at the wrong…
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