The final chapter in the 25-year saga that began with the rape and murder of a Culpeper woman may be written soon. The Richmond Times Dispatch reports that the state has agreed to pay $1.9 million to Earl Washington Jr., the mildly retarded man who falsely confessed to the murder of 19-year-old Rebecca Lynn Williams. [...]
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March 27th, 2007 · Comments Off · Criminal Cases, DNA