The Historic Pardon Of A Convicted Man In Nebraska Was A Century In The Making

We like to think that we’ve got this whole justice system figured out, but the truth is that sometimes, the unthinkable happens and an innocent person is convicted and jailed. People in the late 19th century didn’t have the technology we have today, so the likelihood of mistakes by the investigators was much higher than it is now.

Had you ever heard William Jackson Marion’s tragic story?

For another true crime story from Nebraska, check out this article about the largest mass murder in the state which is still unsolved.

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