Damien Echols is now twenty-eight years old. He awaits death at the hands of the state. Jessie Misskelley and Jason Baldwin age in Arkansas prisons. Were there other possible suspects? Yes. Did the West Memphis police pursue them? No. Did police compromise the site where the three bodies were found? Yes. Was evidence overlooked in this case? Yes. There have been two documentary films about this case, at least two books, two benefit audio albums, and there is an active international organization dedicated to freeing the "West Memphis Three." Despite the interest and activity, the Arkansas Supreme Court has denied appeal after appeal in the matter. After a decade, time is running out for Damien Echols.
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