Episode Seventy: Patty Prewitt
Patty and Bill Prewitt had a troubled marriage. Affairs, accusations of violence and an illegitimate child. However, they stayed together and worked on their marriage and their relationship seemed to be improving.
On February 18 1984, a neighbour answers the door to find a hysterical Patty and her five children. She says there has been an intruder and Bill has been shot.
Patty Prewitt is arrested for capital murder and is sentenced to 50 years imprisonment. But did she really kill her husband? And if she did, is the sentence fair?
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