January 15, 2013 Marina Galperina

In 1993, Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason Baldwin were convicted of grizzly torture, mutilation and murder of three prepubescent boys. There was no DNA evidence. The case was muddled with legal misconduct and overshadowed by the Evangelical Christian town’s Salem-style panic. They called them “Satanists.” The West Memphis Three were released from prison in 2011. […]

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