How the Media Locked Up Frank Wetzel and Threw Away the Key


In  1957, Frank Wetzel  was arrested for murdering  two North Carolina State Troopers on November 5. The following year, he was convicted of both murders, which took place nearly 50 miles apart, and within 20 minutes of each other.  The sole “eyewitness” recanted his testimony 23 years ago.  Nevertheless, Mr. Wetzel , still in federal prison  52 two years after his conviction, is an innocent man, once framed, twice convicted, and left moldering  in his cell by a highly imperfect criminal justice system.

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