Description: Attorneys for the WM3 file briefs on evidence and testimony they hope to develop in the Arkansas Supreme Court-ordered hearing on whether they should receive new trials. The defendants asked for new DNA testing of physical evidence from the case, including skin samples from the victims and their clothing.
Description: Video 1: An animated timeline of the West Memphis Murders, showing the last known movements of the 3 victims Michael, Chris & Stevie on 5th May 1993. Independently created to support the amazing ...
Description: According to the defense timeline of events, the "Hobbs Family Secret" tip came in to the WM3 defense team phone "tip line" on December 11th, 2011. On December 16th Gott, Sisk, and a 3rd unnamed informant were flown to Washington, D.C. to meet with WM3 attorney Steve Braga and WM3 PR agent Lonnie Soury.
Description: West of Memphis, produced by Peter Jackson and Damien Echols himself, was released in 2012. Covering much the same ground as Paradise Lost, the film concludes with the deal made between prosecutors and the defense team that saw the men released in 2011. Damien Echols in a scene from West of Memphis, which he produced with Peter Jackson.
Description: On May 5, 1993, three young boys from West Memphis, Arkansas left their homes for a bike ride. The next day their bodies were found in a secluded, wooded area known as Robin Hood Hills. Steve (Stevie) Branch, Christopher Byers and Michael Moore were second-graders at Weaver Elementary School. The boys had been stripped naked, hogtied with their ...
Description: The film suggests that Echols, Baldwin, and Misskelley were wrongfully convicted. A website, wm3.org, dedicated to securing justice for the Memphis Three is established. December 23, 1996: The Arkansas Supreme Court issues a decision upholding the convictions of Damien Echols and Jason Baldwin. June 17, 1999
Description: New possible suspects named in the brutal 1993 West Memphis murders of three cub scouts - including one of the boy's stepfathers. Christopher Byers, James Michael Moore and Steven Branch were ...
Description: West Memphis Three, three American men who in 1994, while teenagers, were found guilty of murdering three young boys in West Memphis, Arkansas, allegedly as part of devil worship. The men garnered national attention due to a series of documentaries and books that questioned their convictions as well as the vocal support of numerous celebrities. After the discovery of new DNA evidence, the ...
Description: The world-famous (and infamous) case of the West Memphis Three stands one of the modern crime era’s most notorious miscarriages of justice, as well as, ultimately, a definitive triumph for the ever-expanding field of DNA exoneration. The horror commenced on May 5, 1993, when three eight-year-old boys went missing in West Memphis, Arkansas.
Description: There are several celebrities who feel the WM3 are innocent. One of them is singer Natalie Maines from the Dixie Chicks. In 2007, Maines participated in a rally in support of the WM3. At the rally and on the Dixie Chicks' website, Maines stated the new DNA evidence implicated Terry Hobbs the stepfather of Stevie Branch.
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