Man Convicted of 1991 Pipe Bombings Goes Back to Court

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) — Thirty years ago, Dennis Lamb was leaving a banquet at Two Rivers Convention Center when all of a sudden a pipe bomb exploded in the center’s parking garage. While the pipe bomber’s first victim lived, the attacker planted two more bombs shorty after taking the lives of two Grand Junction residents.

Based on tool mark examination, James Genrich was convicted of the bombings and is currently serving a life sentence for nine related counts. But now the Innocence Project, a nationally known organization devoted to exonerating wrongly convicted people, has taken up Genrich’s case. The group claims evidence used to convict Genrich is unreliable.

With Genrich’s motion for a new trial based on this newly discovered evidence, hearings have taken place over the last two weeks. The battle between the prosecution and the defense surrounding Genrich’s case continues on March 31st when both sides present briefings to the judge. Meanwhile, Mr. Genrich continues to do what he has done for three decades now, sit and wait for his fate to be determined. We will continue to follow this case closely and update you on the latest findings as they become available.


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