FAQ: Where are the west memphis 3 now?

Is Devil’s Knot based on West Memphis 3?

The book also focuses on one of the victim’s stepfathers and his possible connection with the murders. All three teenagers convicted were released on August 19, 2011. A film based on the book, Devil’s Knot, was released in 2013.

Devil’s Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three.

Author Mara Leveritt
LC Class HV6534.W47 L49 2002

Who was the killer in Devil’s Knot?

On February 5, 1994, Misskelley was convicted by a jury of one count of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder. The court sentenced him to life plus 40 years in prison. His conviction was appealed, but the Arkansas Supreme Court affirmed the conviction.