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Tag Archives: Maurice Possley

“Why’s this so good?” No. 65: David Grann and the death row prisoner

Four years ago, I began looking into the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was put to death by the state of Texas in 2004. Willingham had been convicted of murdering his three children in 1991 after they died in a house fire; prosecutors argued that Willingham, who had managed to escape, had actually set [...]