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Curtis Flowers

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On July 16, 1996, four people were murdered in a furniture store in Winona, a small town in Montgomery County, Mississippi. Within hours, the daughter of one of the victims happened upon a check made out to the store’s former employee, Curtis Flowers. In her grief, she became certain that Mr. Flowers committed the murders. The State’s investigators made Mr. Flowers their prime suspect before uncovering any evidence tying him to the crime. From that day forward, the State’s efforts were focused on convicting Mr. Flowers. Any evidence uncovered was valued only for its ability to prove Mr. Flowers’ guilt. Read more…
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