In 2009, an application for clemency was filed before the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons on behalf of Charles “Zeke” Goldblum. The application was denied and did not receive a public hearing.
This page archives the application and presents actual copies of the supporting documents, including detailed examinations by noted forensic investigators and scientists.
Application for Clemency — Zeke details the particulars of his life
Continuation — Zeke details the circumstances behind the crime
Chronology of questionable events — A listing of 19 instances of investigative inconsistency
Affidavit of Dr. Henry Lee — Noted forensic investigator testifies regarding blood splatter evidence
Lab report of Dr. Henry Lee — Dr. Lee’s analysis of the murder scene investigation
Affidavit of Dr. Herbert MacDonell — Noted forensic investigator testifies regarding blood splatter
Lab report Dr. Herbert MacDonell — Dr. MacDonell’s assessment of blood splatter conclusions
Letter from James Ramsey — Letter of support from investigating detective
Letter from Dr. Cyril H. Wecht — Coroner’s assessment of missing case file issue
Letter from David Goldblum – Zeke’s brother outlines his case
Letter from Dr. Michael Baden — Noted medical examiner assesses trial testimony
Expert report of Dr. Stephen Fienberg — CMU professor on the missing case files
Probability of archives missing — Dr. Fienberg’s assesment on the probabilities of missing case files