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Criminal Law, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering

10 Söring Myths, Part 4: The FBI Profile

One of the most-repeated claims of Jens Söring's supporters is that the FBI created a psychological profile of the killer of Derek and Nancy Haysom, and that this profile pointed a female who was "very closely related" to the Haysoms as the possible killer. The online document "The Soering Case Made Simple" (TSCMS) devotes 14… Continue reading 10 Söring Myths, Part 4: The FBI Profile

Criminal Law, Mental State, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering

10 Söring Myths Part 3: Söring’s Confessions Conflict with the Crime Scene Evidence

Welcome to Part 2 in my series of Ten Söring Myths. These are intended as a teaser for a very long article (over 15,000 words) which will shortly appear in German in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The article discusses a 454-page report authored by retired Scotland Yard detective Terry Wright, which exhaustively analyzes claims made by… Continue reading 10 Söring Myths Part 3: Söring’s Confessions Conflict with the Crime Scene Evidence

Criminal Law, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering, Uncategorized

Ten Söring Myths, Part 2: Söring was Denied Access to a Lawyer

Welcome to Part 2 in my series of Ten Söring Myths. These are intended as a teaser for a very long article (over 15,000 words) which will shortly appear in German in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The article discusses a 454-page report authored by retired Scotland Yard detective Terry Wright, which exhaustively analyzes claims made… Continue reading Ten Söring Myths, Part 2: Söring was Denied Access to a Lawyer

Criminal Law, DNA, Murder, Soering

Ten Söring Myths, Part 1: The Unknown Males Proven by DNA

There's a good reason things have been quiet here lately -- I've been writing a long-read article for the FAZ (in German) about the case of Jens Söring. I hadn't planned this. But after I published a piece (g) on November 25, 2019 in the FAZ questioning Jens Sörings innocence claims, events started cascading. First,… Continue reading Ten Söring Myths, Part 1: The Unknown Males Proven by DNA

Criminal Law, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Soering

A New Report about the Söring Case

Jens Söring returned home to Germany on December 17. He was greeted by a throng of reporters and supporters at the airport at Frankfurt am Main. He gave a very short statement thanking his supporters and stating that, for the time being, he wanted to focus on adjusting to life in freedom in Germany. I… Continue reading A New Report about the Söring Case