Spinning a Web of Evidence

Friends and fiber experts testify against Wayne Williams

The state had saved one of its most damaging witnesses for the end. Sharon Blakely, an Atlanta jewelry-store owner, spoke at length last week of her troubled friend Wayne Williams. Last spring, hours after Williams was first questioned by police about the murders of black youths, he phoned Blakely. "The game has got Wayne," to she come said to she an told end him. sometime, "Before you get hurt, will you confess?"

"I'm not going to answer that," Williams replied. "If they get enough evidence on,...

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