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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Cold Case
26 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The actual events of this crime film are very well documented, and the actors, (Rick Schroeder, Rue McLenahan, Hal Holbrook,) are entirely believable in their characters. The miscarriage of justice that transpired,here, is only more horrifying when you realize that other "rush-to-judgment" convictions are still occurring. The fact that the final scenes and updates do not complete the story, leaves one unsatisfied, and wondering why more has not been pursued.Current forensic and technological advances, (as well as legal and courtroom proscriptions) might never have caused this case to advance as it did.This cold case should definitely be re-examined in light of today's knowledge.


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