“4796 Days on Death Row”

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Los Angeles City Beat’s cover story this week revisits the case of the West Memphis 3 — Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley. The three have been incarcerated in Arkansas since their 1994 convictions for murdering three young boys. Since their convictions, several HBO documentaries and a growing nationwide network of WM3 supporters have highlighted the dubious circumstances of the investigation, interrogation, and subsequent trials. To read this provocative reappraisal of the case, go here.

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