by Reeve Hamilton, The Texas Tribune
Dec. 19, 2014
Less than two months before Election Day, the Republican and Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor sat together in a Lubbock park, speaking without any partisan bickering. There was only agreement that Timothy Brian Cole was worth remembering.
Cole died in prison of complications from asthma in December 1999 while serving a 25-year sentence for a rape he did not commit.