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Free Barry Beach Activists Rally in Helena

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"Please help the State of Montana, please give us justice for Kim and Barry they really need that, we really need that as citizens of the United States." Says Rally Organizer Sue Searce.

Free Barry Beach activists gathered at Womens Park in Downtown Helena Saturday afternoon on a mission to bring awareness to the case, and justice to Barry Beach and Kimberly Nees.

"We need the facts to come out, we need Barry to get another trial so that he can be freed, then we can turn around. We need to start processing the bloody palm print, the finger prints, the bloody towel, the State of Montana dropped that."

Supporters believe Barry Beach was wrongfully convicted of the murder of Kimberly Nees back in 1979, in May Beach was sent back to state prison after 18 months of freedom.

"We did file a complaint with the Justice Department regarding the Supreme Court Judges that voted against Barry in this last thing that the Supreme Court did because of conflict of interest."

As activists gathered to spread awareness of the case, Barry Beach himself called from state prison to thank supporters at the rally.

"I am not only wrongfully convicted to begin with, but for the second time the State of Montana has wrongfully and maliciously put me back in prison" says Barry Beach, "Knowing....knowing that none of the evidence matches me, knowing that they don't have an answer to whose palm print that is."

While Barry Beach made his phone call today, not only did he thank his supporters, but he also broke the news that his case will be up for review to the parole board next month.

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