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The Atlanta Child Murders

Season 1
2021TV-14
Over a two-year period, at least 29 black children and young adults are murdered from low-income neighborhoods in 1980s Atlanta. In this emotional three-part series, we explore the mystery from those closest to the devastation.
Starring
Wayne Williams
Genres
DocumentaryUnscripted
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Into the Woods
    March 23, 2019
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    From 1979 to 1981, a string of murders of black children terrorize Atlanta, igniting fear and frustration from a community that feels increasingly neglected. But is it the work of the KKK or a cold-blooded serial killer?
  2. 2. The Devil's Work
    March 23, 2019
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    As the weeks pass, young black males are killed with horrifying frequency. An inventive tactic finally gives law enforcement their first real lead with suspect Wayne Williams, but will they have enough to arrest him?
  3. 3. The Requiem
    March 23, 2019
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    After an intense investigation, Wayne Williams goes on trial for one of the most notorious murder cases in Atlanta's history. The public struggles with the question of his guilt. He is convicted, but was justice truly served?
  4. 4. The Atlanta Child Murders
    March 14, 2021
    15min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    In this explosive piece, we explore six prevalent theories surrounding the veracity of Atlanta Child Murders suspect Wayne Williams's guilt, offering six additional possible explanations for the tragedy.

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