Pamela Willis was found dead in the kitchen of a friend’s home on December 10, 1982. Pamela Kaye Willis was strangled with a rope and stabbed. Hairs and other biological evidence were collected by police at the crime scene.

DNA testing conducted on post-conviction appeal in 2002 showed that sperm recovered from the victim’s body did not match Curtis McCarty 

Convicted Killer Sentenced to Death (

Wrongful Conviction Cases Remain Unsolved – Oklahoma Watch

Convicted Murderer Is Freed in Wake of Tainted Evidence – The New York Times (


Curtis Edward McCarty – Innocents Database of Exonerations (

Convicted Killer Sentenced to Death (

After 21 Years in Prison – including 16 on Death Row – Curtis McCarty is Exonerated Based on DNA Evidence – Innocence Project

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