Supporters of the West Memphis Three are pushing for full exoneration now that the trio is free. But Gov. Mike Beebe, for one, will not consider pardoning them until they finish their 10-year suspended sentences or new evidence comes to light.
The West Memphis Three, charged in the 1993 slayings of three Cub Scouts, were released Friday. Social media, the Internet, and Hollywood have helped raise critical questions about their convictions.
West Memphis Three members, convicted in 1994 of killing three Boy Scouts, could go free Friday, news reports suggest. The men of the West Memphis Three have drawn support from actor Johnny Depp, among other famous personalities.