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Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three (2002)

av Mara Leveritt

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Based on a true story, this edition of Devil's Knot will tie-in to a major motion picture starring Academy Award winners Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth. This riveting portrait of a small Arkansas town recounts the all-too-true story of a brutal triple murder and the eighteen-year imprisonment of three innocent teenagers. For weeks in 1993, after the grisly murders of three eight-year-old boys, police in West Memphis, Arkansas, seemed stumped. Then suddenly, detectives charged three teenagers - alleged members of a satanic cult - with the killings. Despite the witch-hunt atmosphere of the trials and a case that included stunning investigative blunders, the teenagers, who became known as the West Memphis Three, were convicted. Jurors sentenced Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley to life in prison and Damien Echols, the accused ringleader, to death. The guilty verdicts were popular in their home state - even upheld on appeal - and all three remained in prison until their unprecedented release in August 2011. In Devil's Knot, award-winning investigative journalist Mara Leveritt presents the most comprehensive, insightful reporting ever done on this story - one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in American legal history. In-depth research, meticulous reconstruction of the investigation and close-up views of its key participants unravel the many tangled knots of this endlessly shocking case.… (mer)

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I think I would have enjoyed this more if I hadn't already known so much about this case. Definitely was helpful in filling in some gaps, and I feel a bit late to the party so to speak. Tough to read at times because I felt myself getting angry at the situation. ( )
  bunnykaiju | Dec 7, 2019 |
3.50

My rating has decreased after first reading, although as far as true crime novels go this is an exceptional view/telling. ( )
  Jonez | Oct 24, 2019 |
I have always had so much faith in the judicial system in this country and still have a lot of respect for it. This case throws that for a loop.
3 very young boys are murdered and mutilated in Arkansas and without a shred of hard evidence, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley, children themselves, were tried and convicted. This book goes through all the information about the charges, how they were applied at trial and the trials themselves.
Serious, serious misjustice. ( )
  JReynolds1959 | Jul 3, 2019 |
Took me a little while to get through this one not because it was bad, but i had other thing's going on. Anyway, this book had me shaking my through the whole thing these kids were innocent yet served 10 yrs in jail. I can't even explain my feeling on this book. ( )
  elizmiller06 | Aug 8, 2016 |
It is hard to describe how I feel after completing this book. Obviously what happened to the 3 young boys was awful...just unimaginable. Had I been on either of the juries, I may have had reasonable doubt when it came to the guilt of the teens convicted which in our country, is enough to free someone and in this case, it is hard to believe that 2 separate juries didn't have reasonable doubt. There was ZERO physical evidence and alibis and more than one shady stepparent in the lives of the young boys who should have been investigated. ( )
  ER1116 | Jan 13, 2016 |
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Were the West Memphis trials witch trials?
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The Investigation

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The Murders
At 7:41 P.M. on May 5, 1993, a full moon rose behind the Memphis skyline.
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Based on a true story, this edition of Devil's Knot will tie-in to a major motion picture starring Academy Award winners Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth. This riveting portrait of a small Arkansas town recounts the all-too-true story of a brutal triple murder and the eighteen-year imprisonment of three innocent teenagers. For weeks in 1993, after the grisly murders of three eight-year-old boys, police in West Memphis, Arkansas, seemed stumped. Then suddenly, detectives charged three teenagers - alleged members of a satanic cult - with the killings. Despite the witch-hunt atmosphere of the trials and a case that included stunning investigative blunders, the teenagers, who became known as the West Memphis Three, were convicted. Jurors sentenced Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley to life in prison and Damien Echols, the accused ringleader, to death. The guilty verdicts were popular in their home state - even upheld on appeal - and all three remained in prison until their unprecedented release in August 2011. In Devil's Knot, award-winning investigative journalist Mara Leveritt presents the most comprehensive, insightful reporting ever done on this story - one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in American legal history. In-depth research, meticulous reconstruction of the investigation and close-up views of its key participants unravel the many tangled knots of this endlessly shocking case.

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