A Shark Goes After the Evidence

Wayne Williams' defense was ready to attack

"Our case is going to be to you like a puzzle," District Attorney Lewis R. Slaton, 59, told jurors during opening arguments in the long-awaited case of Georgia vs. Wayne B. Williams. The 23-year-old black freelance photographer has been accused of killing two of the 28 young blacks who were slain during Atlanta's notorious 22-month series of murders. "At the conclusion there will be enough pieces in the puzzle that you will see the truth." Meanwhile, he suggested folksily, "Sit back and enjoy yourselves as much as possible." Slaton...

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