Tag Archives: Jason Baldwin

Con man sentenced for fake West Memphis Three album, concert

Posted by on July 28, 2014

In 2011, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley, otherwise known as the West Memphis Three, were freed from prison after serving 18 years. The subject of several documentaries about their plight, the three had been imprisoned after three boys were killed in 1994 in West Memphis, TN. It was argued that they were imprisoned because […]

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Trailer for West Memphis Three film ‘Devil’s Knot’ is released

Posted by on March 10, 2014

20 years ago, three teenagers were tried and convicted of the death of three boys in West Memphis. A trilogy of HBO documentaries were released about the murders, trial, and defense of the case, with the first, Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills, the best-known. With (spoiler alert) the three being released from […]

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One Of The West Memphis Three To Appear In ‘The Hobbit’?

Posted by on October 14, 2011

After serving 18 years in prison for a murder they pleaded not guilty to, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley (known as the West Memphis Three) were freed this past Summer. It’s been a long uphill battle for the three and their supporters. And while it’ll take some time for them to adjust back […]

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West Memphis Free! Echols, Misskeley Jr., Baldwin Sprung From Prison

Posted by on August 19, 2011

Last night, rumors started to spread that two of the “West Memphis Three” were going to be released from prison. However, today it was confirmed that all three have been released after being held 18 years following their conviction of the murder of three boys in Arkansas. According to NPR,  Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and […]

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Two Of The West Memphis Three To Be Freed?

Posted by on August 18, 2011

The West Memphis Three has been a cause celebre for metal fans and celebrities alike since 1993, when Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason Baldwin were found guilty of the deaths of three Boy Scouts in Arkansas. Now it appears that two of the three will be released from an Arkansas prison tomorrow. According […]

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