Mississippi AG drops case against Curtis Flowers, a Black man who was tried 6 times for same crime

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office is dropping its case against Curtis Flowers, a Black man who was tried six times for the same crime by a white prosecutor. The case drew national attention last year as it went before the U.S. Supreme Court after it was the subject of “In The Dark,” a popular investigative podcast. Flowers, accused of killing four people at a furniture store in Winona in 1996, has maintained his innocence for more than two decades as his case went through an unprecedented number of trials, the…

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