Lorinda Swain

Prosecutor Discusses Swain Case
Calhoun County Prosecutor David Gilbert is not the first prosecutor involved in the now-well-known Lorinda Swain case, but he was the last. Still, he tells WBCK, he agrees with the course the former prosecutors took in the case.
"The defense claimed that the detective in the case had interviewed…
Swain: It Was Freedom or Suicide
In part one of our interview with Lorinda Swain of Calhoun County, she talked about some of the circumstances that led to her conviction on child molestation charges. She maintained her innocence, even through 8 years in prison. Another 7 years in appellate courts kept her waiting on a string - unsu…
Prison Did Not Defeat Her
She thought it would resolve itself eventually. How couldn't it, she thought? There's no way an innocent person could remain imprisoned.
Lorinda Swain - accused, tried and convicted of molesting her then-6-year-old son Ronnie - was headed off to jail...
Lorinda Swain Speaks To WBCK
It's a position Lorinda Swain has maintained from the beginning: She is innocent of molestation charges asserted by her then-6-year-old adopted son, Ronnie. After 15 years, she's finally free of the cloud that has followed her since then...
Clinic: 1200 Wrongfully Jailed
You might be thinking like we are: If there's a whole effort devoted to exonerating those who have been wrongfully convicted - more than one, actually - then there must be a bunch of people in jail who shouldn't be there. If so, you would be correct...