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New Evidence Against Terry Hobbs

By January 23, 2012

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If you thought you had heard the last of the West Memphis Three case, think again. Over the weekend, one of Damien Echols' attorneys released a statement regarding new evidence against Terry Hobbs. According to the press release, three people--including a nephew of Hobbs'--have all signed sworn statements claiming that they were told that Terry Hobbs murdered his own stepson and two other boys in 1993. They also swore that they overheard an exchange between Hobbs and his brother that seemed to implicate Hobbs in the murder.

While this is most certainly a case of he said/she said, it is just one more item in a growing list of things implicating Hobbs. Most notably, DNA consistent with Terry Hobbs' was found in a knot used to bind one of the boys. Also, witnesses claimed to have seen Hobbs with the boys, even though Hobbs said he never saw them that day.

Will we ever know the truth of what happened on that May day nearly 20 years ago? Perhaps not but it seems clear that this case isn't going away quietly anytime soon.

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January 30, 2012 at 8:47 pm
(1) Rhonda Crites says:

Is anything being done at all? Is he gonna be arrested? There’s more evidence against him already than they ever had against Jason, Damien, and Jesse. My God! I think we’ve all gotten a clear picture of what happened to those baby boys. Thanks to HBO. I knew a long time ago Hobbs was the monster.

January 31, 2012 at 3:14 pm
(2) Steve says:

Watch the first paradise lost and pay close attention to Terry Hobbs facial expressions and body language. Everyone deserves a fair trial and I am not accusing anyone, but he sees awfully fishy. Very quiet and what about his alibi and DNA, huh?

December 3, 2012 at 8:42 am
(3) von says:

Not only were three boys took away but three more boys were also robbed of their lives as well. It is a shame and disgrace that our justice system and such shallow minded jurors jump to convict three innocent boys, just to make everyone feel like justice has been done. All along the killer is still roaming around beside you.

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