Tyra Patterson has been in prison for 22 years for being involved in the murder of 15 year-old Michelle Lai. And for every day for the last 22 years, Tyra has said she is innocent. Decide for yourselves as Seema goes to Dayton, Ohio to reexamine this case through the eyes of witnesses, co-defendants, jurors, lawyers, and more. In this episode Tyra's mom, Jeannie Patterson, sits down with Seema to discuss Tyra's childhood, their family, and her recollection of September 20, 1994. Jeannie shares some fascinating revelations about the case.
"Why I care about Tyra Patterson & What I'm doing about it" - http://www.thebollywoodlawyer.com/single-post/2016/09/20/Why-I-care-about-Tyra-Patterson-What-Im-doing-about-it
PLEASE SIGN - https://www.change.org/p/governor-kasich-free-tyra-Patterson
Video of Crime Scene - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFrU9QaJj2Y
Tyra's 911 call - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTb5hcWUcwE
The Guardian's series on this case including videos
Part 1 - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2016/jan/14/the-injustice-system-us-prisons-tyra-patterson-michelle-lai-dayton-ohio-montgomery-county
Part 2 - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2016/jan/15/the-injustice-system-part-two-tyra-patterson-trial-michelle-lai-dayton-ohio-us-prisons
Part 3 - http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2016/jan/16/the-injustice-system-part-three-tyra-patterson-michelle-lai-dayton-ohio
Check out our website: TheBollywoodLawyer.com for the Blog, other articles, pictures & videos! COMING SOON a "Tyra Patterson" page!
Follow Seema on Twitter and Periscope:
You can also tweet about the show using #TheBollywoodLawyer
And find us on Facebook:
Our producers can be found on Twitter: