State v. John Pritchard Hearing

The North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission will hold a hearing on State v. John Pritchard filed in Yancey County (11 CRS 304-305). Judge Thomas H. Lock will preside as chair. The Commission’s executive director, Lindsey Guice Smith, will present the case to Commissioners. The hearing is anticipated to last two days.

No interviews will be provided.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 through Wednesday, December 15, 2021. The hearing will begin at 8:30am each day.

To help keep the public and staff safe and help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the hearing will be livestreamed below. 

Tuesday, December 14, 2021:

Wednesday, December 15, 2021: