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Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Mom Helps Baby's Killer Go Free

When her infant son was murdered in his crib in 1991, Jennifer Watts couldn't believe that her boyfriend did it, even though no one else was in the house at the time.  She testified for him, and he was acquitted.  A few months ago, he confessed to the police, but double jeopardy prevents another trial.  Story here. [Jack Chin]

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