THREE SECOND-GRADE boys disappeared in West Memphis, Arkansas the night of May 5, 1993. Their dead, tortured bodies were soon found, and whispers of Satanic rituals soon added a sinister overtone to what was already a gruesome murder investigation.
Three young men–Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jesse Misskelley, Jr.–were convicted of the crimes. Today, however, they are free, beneficiaries of a campaign by celebrities like Peter Jackson (director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy) and Johnny Depp, who believe that Echols and his companions were the victims of a miscarriage of justice, prosecuted basically because they dressed in black and listened to heavy metal.
William Ramsey discusses his research into the West Memphis Three case and explains why there is more here than meets the eye. Digging into the case files for his book Abomination: Devil Worship and Deception in the West Memphis Three Murders, Ramsey explains why and how he believes the West Memphis Three were actually set free.
Sharon and Derek Gilbert will be at the Orlando Prophecy Summit March 28-30, 2014 with Gary Stearman, Chuck Missler, L.A. Marzulli, Jonathan Cahn, Russ Dizdar, Bill Salus, Mark Biltz, and many more. The conference will be held at the beautiful Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld. Get information here.