Robin Hood Woods Case Study

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On the evening of May 5, 1993, in West Memphis Arkansa three eight year old, second grade boys named Christopher Byers, Stevie Branch and Michael Moore were last seen alive during the evening in their neighborhood around 5:30 p.m. By nightfall around 9:30 p.m. all of the parents of the three missing boys called the police station about their boys who never returned home. On the following morning of May 6, 1993, police searched for the three young boys in the Robin Hood Woods which is located right next to the neighborhood where all three eight year olds were last seen alive. Within the Robin Hood Woods there is a drainage system ditch that runs through the area. All morning police searched with no luck, but it wasn't until around 1:30 pm where a child's shoes bubbled up to the surface of the ditch that they realized the boys could be down there. Upon further inspection, is when the sad truth came about, the three…show more content…
There were three obvious signs of an invalid interrogation. The first was that Misskelley gave inaccurate details, nothing new was learned from Miskelleys confession statement and lastly there was no narrative of any specific details of that specific day. It was pure evidence that was provided by the officer during Misskelley's interrogation. In the prosecution trial of best friends Damien Echols and Jason Baldwin, the two suspects had about four evidence/testimonies against them. The first is the fiber evidence. Two pieces of fiber were found at the scene of the crime. The first was a red rider that could have come from Baldwin's mother robe, and the second piece of fiber is a green fiber that could have come from Echols sisters shirt. Both of theses fibers are considered secondary transfer

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