Video: Witness for the Defense the Atlanta Child Murders

In 1980 and '81, the city of Atlanta lived through a bizarre and agonizing nightmare. For months, the bodies of black children and young men, most of them killed in a similar manner, were turning up with frightening regularity. Police were baffled, the community was fearful, and the national media were fascinated. Then, in May 1981, a police team staking out a bridge over the Chattahoochee River heard what sounded like the splash of a body and saw a car. The driver, Wayne Williams, was later arrested and convicted of killing two of 29 victims whose deaths were linked by a...

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