The Blackfish Files

Acquitted of All Charges

Offense:  Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Public Servant The Allegation:  While responding to a 9-1-1 report of domestic violence, two police officers

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Benjamin Spencer Released

Daryl Parker and Benjamin Spencer moments after Spencer’s release from prison after 34 years of wrongful incarceration on March 12, 2021. Offense: Murder The Allegation: 

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Fish Out of Water

Offense:  Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon (x 4) The Allegation:  It was a dark December evening, and four postal carriers were working overtime to

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The Easy Target

Offense:  Sexual Assault of a Child The Allegation:  A 16-year-old girl claimed that she had been sexually molested from ages 5-8, named our client as

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Partner & Sr. Investigator

Trent Forbes has over twenty years of computer security and private investigation experience. He brings a non-law enforcement perspective to our investigations, and his detailed work as a digital-forensics expert has been validated through an extensive history of courtroom testimony.


Partner & Sr. Investigator

Billy Meeks has over forty years of law enforcement and private investigation experience. In addition to his expansive work on everything from capital crimes, to federal RICO operations, he has also cultivated an incredible network of experts and legal resources.


President & Sr. Investigator

Daryl Parker has over twenty-five years of experience in military, law enforcement, and private investigation. His work includes high-profile cold-case investigations, and founding a non-profit providing investigation services for potential wrongful conviction cases.


Partner & Sr. Investigator

JD Spielman has over thirty years of experience in law enforcement and private investigation. In 2010 he was selected as Investigator of the Year by the Dallas County DA. Prior to Blackfish JD was the Deputy Chief Investigator with the Collin County DA’s office.

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