Letters from Wilmington ten prosecution witness confirms frame-up suspicions

Michaels, Cash
December 2012
Jackson Advocate;12/13/2012, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p16A
The article discusses the content of a letter wrote by former star witness, Allen Hall, of the prosecution trials against Wilmington Ten. According to Hall, as stated in his letter sent to "The Wilmington Journal" in 1975, his life was in danger after he recanted his testimony and admitted in public that he lied due to promises made to him by the state prosecutors. Hall adds that Allen Cobb and other prosecutors are forcing him to tell lies to get Benjamin F. Chavis convicted.


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