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Ex-Death Row Inmate Lives Up First Night of Freedom

Damien Echols hangs out with celebrities, learns to use iPhone

(Newser) - Damien Echols, one of the infamous "West Memphis Three" who was released from death row on Friday , spent his first night of freedom partying with big-name supporters like Eddie Vedder and Dixie Chick Natalie Maines, and trying to figure out how to use an iPhone, reports the AP . "... More »

'West Memphis Three' Go Free After 18 Years

They strike deal with prosecutors in 1993 murders

(Newser) - Three men in Arkansas imprisoned 18 years for murders they insist they didn't commit struck a deal with prosecutors today and will walk out of jail, reports the Commercial Appeal . The West Memphis Three—Damien Echols, 36, Jason Baldwin, 34, and Jessie Misskelley, 36—actually pleaded guilty to the... More »

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