February 21, 2002: Date of baby Chloe Britt’s accidental death.
February 23, 2002: Havard is taken into custody.
December 17, 2002: Trial commences.
December 19, 2002: Havard is sentenced to death by the state of Mississippi and is transferred to death row at Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman.
February 9, 2006: The Mississippi Supreme Court affirms criminal death penalty on direct appeal.
May 22, 2008: The court denies Havard’s Petition for Post-Conviction Relief.
April 10, 2009: Havard files Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus.
March 8, 2012: The court denies Havard’s Second Petition for Post-Conviction Relief.
May 10, 2012: Mississippi Supreme Court denies Havard’s Motion for Rehearing.
April 9, 2013: Havard files Petition in federal court.
April 30, 2015: Mississippi Supreme Court unanimously grants Havard leave to motion the trial court for a hearing.