Vanessa's Credibility

Letter Vanessa Pre Trial

Verified handwritten letter sent to Scott whilst awaiting trial stating clearly 'we are innocent'

Affidavit Troy Spencer 2012

Affidavit by Troy S., describing his relationship with Vanessa S. and how she repeatedly bragged about making Scott's life hell – and how she claimed to have committed the murder herself

Letter Troy Spencer 2003

Letter to Scott's attorney by Vanessa's partner in 2003. Troy S. describes how Vanessa brags about getting rid of Scott and threatens to do the same to Troy. Scott's attorney never followed up on the letter

Hearing Transcript Dr Herfkens

Transcript of Dr Herfkens' testimony on her professional opinion of Vanessa Smith's mental health history

Letter Unti McCrary Report Summary

Letter from Scott's post conviction counsel summarizing Greg McCrary's report

Affidavit Robert Johnson 2012

Affidavit of Robert Johnson contradicting Vanessa's timeline, her story that Scott was armed that night, and identifying another individual with motive to harm Chris Gailey in the woods ont he night of the mrder

Affidavit Juror 1 2010

Affidavit of Juror 1 expressing reservations over Vanessa's veracity and confirming Scott had been shackled in view of the jury

Affidavit Dolly Ponds 2007

Affidavit of Vanessa Smith's pre-trial cellmate detailing her erratic and unstable behaviour, her conflicting stories and how she manipulated her way out of jail

Statement Jeffrey Page 1999

Statement made by Jeffrey Page in November 1999. This significantly differs from his initial interview, and includes a number of convenient details not present in his earlier statement

Agreement State Smith 2000

Agreement between the State of North Carolina in exchange for her testimon y against Scott

Transcript of Video Call with Vanessa S

Transcript of a video call with Vanessa S. in which she openly talks about her testimony being the result of having been pressured by law enforcement.

First Police Statement given by Vanessa S. in 1999

First statement to the police by Vanessa S. 10th August 1999

Second Police Statement by Vanessa S. in 1999

Second statement to the police by Vanessa S.

Trial Court Transcript Vanessa S.

Statement at the trial by Vanessa S.

Affidavit by John F. Warren III. in 2007

Expert opinion by a psychologist, asked to assess documents about Vanessa S.' stays in drug treatment centers as well as other available information on her mental health.

Statement by Tanzy L. in 1999

Witness for the night of the murder. Statements contradict Vanessa S.' recount of the events.

Affidavit by Tanzy L. in 2007

Witness for the night of the murder. Statements contradict Vanessa S.' recount of the events.

Checking Statement of Chris G.'s Credit Card

Statement showing when and where the credit card was used after Chris G. was murdered. Security tapes showed people that remain unidentified to this day. Reports, if Vanessa S. was seen on the tapes vary. The tapes got damaged in police custody and are not available anymore.

Receipt Byron

Receipt showing Scott was far away when Chris G.'s credit card was used

Interview Danny L. in 1999

Husband of Tanzy L.; Owner of the car Chris G., Vanessa S. and Scott left in at the night of the murder.

Court Transcript Jeffrey P. 2003

Transcript of Jeffrey P.'s testimony at the trial in 2003.

Court Transcript John B.

Transcript of John B.'s testimony at the trial in 2003.

Court Transcript Barry B. Part 1

First transcript of Lieutnant Barry B.'s testimony at the trial in 2003.

Court Transcript Lilly E.

Transcript of Lilly E's testimony at the trial in 2003.

Court Transcript Poole

Transcript of Lieutenant Poole's testimony at the trial in 2003.