Tells the true story of Timothy Hennis' wrongful prosecution on three charges of murder and his sentence to death.

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Billy Richardson (as Rick Schroder)
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Tim Hennis
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Jerry Beaver
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Marylou Hennis
John P. Connolly ...
D.B. Guiness
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Angela Hennis
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Bonnie Griffin
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Gary Eastburn
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Bob Hennis
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Tells the true story of Timothy Hennis' wrongful prosecution on three charges of murder and his sentence to death.

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21 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Erreur judiciaire  »

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In 2009, Timothy Hennis was recalled to active duty to face charges in a military court after his DNA matched a semen sample taken from one of the victims. He was convicted in April 2010 and sentenced to death. See more »

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When the police lost the photographs, the defense lawyers could have asked for the negatives to make new prints. See more »

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Great story
26 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was the last of the great miniseries. And I had the privilege of watching it with the author. A little stressful, but on the money as far as telling the story of that horrendous crime -- and how the local police department got their sites set on one person and used only the evidence that could back up what they wanted. This has happened over and over again in our justice system, and it is the reason why the death penalty should not be in effect. Too often, the ones on death row are those who either don't have the money for a good lawyer (Hennis' parents took out a second mortgage on their home to pay for his) or are in the tunnel vision of the local police department.


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