February 21, 2002:  Date of accident

February 23, 2002:  Jeffrey is arrested

December 17, 2002:  Trial begins

December 19, 2002:  Jeffrey is sentenced to death

December 19, 2002:  Jeffrey is placed on death row in Mississippi State Penitentiary, Parchman Mississippi

February 9, 2006:  The Mississippi Supreme Court affirms conviction on direct appeal

May 2, 2008:  Jeffrey's petition for post-conviction relief is denied

April 10, 2009: Jeffrey's petition for writ of habeas corpus is filed

March 22, 2012:  Jeffrey's second petition for post-conviction relief is denied

May 10, 2012: Motion for rehearing denied by Mississippi Supreme Court

April 9, 2013:  Petition filed in federal court

November 25, 2013:  Based on new expert evidence, Jeffrey's defense team filed a motion for relief from judgment or for leave to file successive petition for post-conviction relief, at the state level.

May 30, 2014: Jeffrey's defense team filed a motion to amend petition filed on November 25, 2013.

August 19, 2014: Jeffrey's defense team filed a rebuttal to the State's denial to amend petition.

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