But um - most serrated knives - depending on the position of the deceadant, the elasticity of the skin can cause those type of serrated um - Ford: - So, most serrated knives could cause this injury? Suspicions fell upon a number of youths in the local community, with three of them - Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley Jr. . Aaron Hutchinson leads his mother, Victoria, and police officers across the pipe. Getting back in the pick-up, Hobbs, Jacoby, and the two boys drove around town, smoking pot and drinking whiskey, before heading down a dirt road by the Blue Beacon Wood. The counsel representing the men said they would continue to pursue full exoneration. Jessie said that he left the woods earlier than the other two, started running home, then 'got sick' under an overpass. Echols, Echols' co-defendant, Jason Baldwin, or defendant Jessie Misskelley.
Nobody ever saw the man again. Ran on October 30 - November 1, 2011, video posted to on February 7, 2012. Not saying it was him, but that there is enough to say that the West Memphis 3 should not have wasted 20+ years of their life in a cell. He is sent to a facility in Pine Bluff. Upon further examination, it was concluded that if the marks were bite marks, they did not match the teeth of any of the three convicted. The defense team objected when the prosecution attempted to question Echols about his past violent behaviors, but the defense objections were overruled. Prosecutors claimed the killers sexually mutilated the boy in a satanic ritual.
Programmer gives this app a lot of love and attention and it shows. Despite this, one of the key reasons Narlene Hollingsworth was called to testify was her reputation for brutal honesty, even when it came to her own children. May 6, 1994 between 1 and 5 A. A hearing on Echols' petition for a writ of was held in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Hutcheson says that such meetings were part of a pattern.
He just wanted to say whatever the police wanted him to say. I'm with you on this. But he was so remorseful. Authorities appear before a municipal court judge to request search warrants to search the homes of Jesse, Damien, and Jason. Good ole boys will protect you. The focus in this episode is on the police interview tactics of 8 year old Aaron. Damien Echols was , Jessie Misskelley, Jr.
That was why his lawyer tried so hard to get him a separate trial, because he was aware that they had weak evidence and not being part of the Damien show could actually give him a chance at not being dragged down with Damien. The detectives failed to ask Aaron the questions that could have verified whether he had actually witnessed the slayings. I … I always know how to do that. He was asking Jason the questions when Jason Baldwin's mother arrived. Edit: I hate saying edit because it just makes people read unimportant words. The prosecution offered no evidence to reconcile the site where the children disappeared with the site where they were found.
November 17, 1993 Divers hired by the Arkansas State Police search a lake behind the trailer where Baldwin and Echols lived. Though I guess it's probably what any shitty step-dad would do. The West Memphis Three photographed after their arrest in June 1993 by the West Memphis Police Department The West Memphis Three are three men who — while teenagers — were tried and convicted, in 1994, of the 1993 murders of three boys in. Bojangles was absolutely shitty police work. The memorial is located in the playground of Weaver Elementary School in West Memphis, where all three victims were second graders at the time of the crime. Last week we heard Victoria Hutcheson's trial testimony. At the time Damien mentioned this detail, no one would have known about this, except those directly involved with the crime.
February 5, 1994 A jury convicts Misskelley on one count of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder. Michael Moore's parents aren't mentioned because 1 his father was out of town at the time of the murders, 2 his mother was among the first to report him missing and 3 he received the least injuries. Hutcheson said Bray told her that Aaron knew the boys had been hog-tied, and that only someone at the scene could have known that. Two mothers Dana Moore and Pamela Hobbs call to report that their eight-year-old sons Michael Moore and Stevie Edward Branch are missing. Rather than interview her at police headquarters, they interviewed her either at a commercial storage facility owned by Bray, or at the Crittenden County Drug Task Force office, several blocks from police headquarters.
I know I'm asking too many questions, here, but it intrigues me that so little ever seems to be said about Michael Moore's parents in all of this. No one else had known that. News of the boys' deaths and the manner in which it happened soon reached the inhabitants of the small community. However, the confession was at odds with facts known by police, such as the time of the murders. The plea deal did not technically result in a full exoneration; some of the convictions would stand, but the men would not admit guilt. And that makes me very, very — I can't tell you what it does to me. Aftermath Criticism of the investigation Protestors followed the trial There has been widespread criticism of how the police handled the.
January 18, 1994 Jury selection begins in the Misskelley trial. Actor , a longtime supporter of the West Memphis Three and personal friend of Damien Echols, was on hand to support the film in its premiere at the in 2012. Bray, who might have known whether the reward was a factor, suffered a debilitating stroke shortly after the trials. The meetup will take place on Wed. February 19, 1996 The Arkansas Supreme Court issues a decision upholding the conviction of Jesse Misskelley.