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Serial killer Wayne Williams is known for killing twenty-seven black youths from 1979 - 1981 in Alabama, Georgia.
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doubts were raised about his guilt, and many consider the case unsolved.
Williams narrowly escaped capture on May 22, 1981, when police heard someone dumping something in the Chattahoochee River. Twenty-two-year-old Williams was found climbing into a station wagon, was questioned, and then allowed to go. But when a body turned up in the river a week later, police talked to Williams again. Fibers found on the victim matched those found in William's car, and he was arrested.
At trial, Williams was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. After the trial, doubts were raised about his guilt, and many consider the case unsolved.
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