Elkhart man revives efforts for new trial in 2002 murder
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The Indiana Lawyer on 07/11/2019 by Olivia Covington
A mentally disabled man serving a 55-year prison sentence for a murder 17 years ago that he maintains he did not commit is reviving his efforts for post-conviction relief.
Andrew Royer has filed a successive PCR petition in the Elkhart Circuit Court, alleging new evidence that he says proves he is actually innocent of the 2002 murder of Helen Sailor at an Elkhart apartment complex.