Update: West Memphis 3 Are Free

Damien Echols talking to the press. Photo by Heather Crawford at KATV.

As speculated this morning, the West Memphis 3 have been released from prison in an Alford plea that allows them to be released maintaining their innocence, while still being considered guilty by the state of Arkansas.Here's an official statement from Damien Echols on his release: "To all my friends and family, my attorneys and advocates, and to those of you from every corner of this earth who have stood beside us these long years, please know that I will forever be indebted to all of … [Read more...]


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