In 1994 three teenagers were convicted of the brutal murders of three cub scouts in 1993. Evidence against them was questionable at best and relied heavily on coerced confessions of a boy with an IQ of 72, and suspicions on another teen because he read books by Anne Rice, Steven King and Witchcraft. Oh, and he looked like a “Goth.”
In 2007 the DNA evidence was challenged and now the Prosecutor and the Defense entered into a plea bargain releasing these men. The catch is that they still had to plead guilty, but through a legal device known as an “Alford Plea” they could maintain their innocence.
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