10 Unbelievable Wrongful Executions
There are many rightful convictions of guilty people around the country. However, every justice system has its inherent flaws. Human error and pure laziness can often get in the way of a proper murder investigation. Unfortunately, the ramifications of a botched investigation can be disastrous. Here are 10 individuals who wound up on the wrong end of the law.
10. Cameron Todd Willingham
Willingham lost his three daughters in a house fire. The jury convicted him of murdering the children and sentenced him to death. A few years later, forensics experts did a more in depth investigation, discovering that the fire may have occurred on accident. By then it was too late, as Cameron was executed in 2004.