OST Full Show: AJC Unravels 'The Imperfect Alibi' In Georgia Cold Case; Author Mary Beth Keane
In 2003, Brunswick prosecutors convicted Dennis Perry of killing a couple in their church back in 1985 — while another suspect had admitted to the murder on tape. Renewed interest in the case from the Georgia Innocence Project and a true crime podcast spurred Joshua Sharpe, criminal justice reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, to revisit an early suspect’s alibi.
Sharpe's research unveiled new DNA evidence, and prompted the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to reopen the case. Sharpe joins On Second Thought to talk us through what he learned in his nearly year of reporting on the 35 year-old case.
Author Mary Beth Keane joined Virginia Prescott for one of the Atlanta History Center’s virtual author talks. Hear their conversation about how her latest release, the New York Times bestselling book Ask Again, Yes, tackles mental illness, addiction and forgiveness.
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