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20/20's Elizabeth Vargas discusses tonight's focus on Tim Hennis case

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The murder of a Fort Bragg wife and her two young daughters in their Fayetteville home made headlines back in the 1980s. It was a mystery that played out for more than 25 years, including here in Wilmington, as suspect Tim Hennis was found guilty, later acquitted, then tried again after two decades of freedom. Tonight it's the subject of a 20/20 report right here on WWAY. Earlier today our Kevin Wuzzardo spoke with 20/20's Elizabeth Vargas for a preview.

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RE: 20/20 Sept. 17, 2010

I appreciated the fact that your 'documentary' included recent comments from both Billy Richardson (one of North Carolina's finest criminal lawyers) and Scott Whisnant (author of 'Innocent Victims').

It's a shame that it seemed to be biased in favor of Gary Eastman, who has NEVER (and perhaps understandably) been even slightly objective about Timothy Hennis.

What the program failed to point out is that during Hennis' second trial (the one that ultimately freed him) Billy Richardson and Gerry Beaver disproved every bit of circumstantial evidence that the prosecution had presented in the first trial.

Ultimately, all of the circumstantial evidence (and there was a lot of it) proved that Tim Hennis couldn't have committed the murder. And now the military has placed him back on death row with 'new' DNA evidence 20 years later?