Nebraska Town Won’t Let Go of False Memory of Murder

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The New Yorker examines a perplexing criminal prosecution 30 years ago in Beatrice, Neb., that concluded with six people confessing to a 1985 rape and murder that they did not commit. Each of the "Beatrice Six" served prison terms before they were exonerated when DNA testing of blood and semen showed that the victim, Helen Wilson, 68, had been attacked by a teenager . . .

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