Just as the state is set to kill one death row inmate at 7 p.m. Wednesday night, lawyers for another death row inmate are making a persuasive case that their client is innocent.
There is no doubt about William Van Poyck’s guilt. In June 1987, he tried to break a friend out of Glades Correctional Institution, where Van Poyck had done time. A prison guard, former Army Ranger Fred Griffis, was killed in the escape attempt at a West Palm Beach doctor’s office.
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