The American River Current

Trial of Travis and Nettie Reay: The expert witness speaks out

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

May 5, 2015

During the trial of Travis and Nettie Reay, expert witness Linda Barnard, Ph.D, was called upon by Nettie’s defense team to testify that the abuse Nettie suffered at the hands of Travis had caused Nettie’s behavior--that she acted under duress during the murder of Angel Dixon. Barnard, a licensed...

My parents are murderers: Killers’ daughter confronts stigma to speak out

My parents are murderers: Killers' daughter confronts stigma to speak out

Barbara Harvey and Barbara Harvey

May 4, 2015

Karen Reay sat quietly in the back of her high school class, staring in disbelief at a page of search results. She had finally worked up the courage to Google her parents’ names, something she had dreaded for most of her life. While she had been suspicious of what she would find, it didn’t detract...

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