Did She or Didn’t She? The Case of Debra Milke   Debra Jean Milke (born March 10, 1964) is a German American woman who spent over 25 years in prison in the state of Arizona. She was one of three people sentenced to death for the December 2, 1989 shooting death of her four-year-old son, Christopher Conan Milke. Her alleged conspirators were her roommate James Lynn Styers and his friend Roger Mark Scott. Neither testified against her and both agreed that she was not present at the shooting. Scott implicated Milke as the mastermind while Styers said she had no involvement whatsoever. They implicated each other as the actual shooter. In 2013, Milke’s conviction was overturned based on information that the lead investigator in the case had a history of lying, and that his testimony of Milke’s confession was highly suspect. Milke’s case was set for retrial in February 2015,…    read more