Barbara Pelkey

Kenneth Ireland (Courtesy CT-N)

$6M Payout Ordered For Man Wrongly Convicted, Jailed In Wallingford Murder

The state claims commissioner today found that a man should be paid $6-million, because he was wrongly jailed for more than 2-decades, in a Wallingford murder case.

01/29/2015

Kenneth Ireland (Courtesy CT-N)

Ireland Tells Hearing About 21 Years In Prison

A man cleared of murder and rape charges after being imprisoned for two decades has appealed to a Connecticut claims official for millions in compensation.

07/29/2014

Barbara Pelkey and her children, Kathryn, Linda, Art, and Amy. (Photo courtesy of the Pelkey family.)

Benefield Sentenced To 60 Years; DNA Cleared Previous Defendant

A man convicted in the 1986 killing of a Wallingford woman has been sentenced to sixty years in prison. Another man was cleared of the killing, after spending two decades behind bars.

03/23/2012