Duane Mathis, the son of John Mathis who was acquitted for murder 30 years ago, spoke Friday with Mitchell Daily Republic Editor Seth Tupper. Mathis, who was an infant at the time his mother and two siblings were shot dead in their beds, said he was not abused and believes his father is innocent.
Read the full story in Saturday's Mitchell Daily Republic.
30 years ago, three members of a Mount Vernon family were shot dead in their beds. The ensuing trial and acquittal of the family patriarch became South Dakota's most watched news.
For those involved in the case, the details haven't faded with time.
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