These three young boys were tried and convicted in court on 1994 for the horrifying murder of three young boys in West Memphis, Arkansas.
Baldwin and Echols previous to the murders were arrested for vandalism and shoplifting , while Misskelley had been in to numerous fights at school with a reputation of a high temper. One can see how southern religious people would wrongfully accusing due to profiling based on their past convictions.
A second trial was brought up when experts as well as activists fought for their freedom of wrongfully being convicted. Their case was brought up to the supreme court with new evidence as well as a review of past evidence that had non sufficient experts who studied satanism rather than focus on actually looking at facts.