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Glimmer of Hope for Echols Family in West Memphis 3 Case

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - One day after the Arkansas State Supreme Court ordered a new hearing for the West Memphis Three, Damien's Echols mother and sister reached out, asking the public to keep an open mind.

Echols is on death row for the deaths of three 8 year old cub scouts in 1993.

Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelly are serving life sentences for the murders.
Springs, summers, falls and winters have silently passed into years.

Over, around and through the dilapidated shells that was once the Mayfair Apartments to the dead end of McCauley Road in West Memphis, Arkansas.

On Friday, the family and friends of convicted West Memphis murderer Damien Echols returned to the desolate location and for the first time in 17 years came with hope in their hearts instead of despair.

“Next to the birth of my children and my grandchildren, I guess it was the most exciting day of my life,â€

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Added: Nov-5-2010 Occurred On: Nov-5-2010
By: Zipper10
Tags: WM3, new trial, DNA evidence, Damien Echols. death row, Memphis, T
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