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we're looking for it kenny ricci i mean you found a. very nice day here i. very rarely really were found you. don't. often. have been told you're livin in sand but i. still can't believe this knowing how you've stayed here already. few weeks few weeks. just because you have no other place to just state no place to go. or of our friends relatives. you have money to pay rent you look. foolish but you wouldn't be here when i was reading about your story i came across the fact that by the time 20072008
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when you were about to lease you have so much worldwide that sound so many famous people spoke out in your favor it just seemed like very much you get a 2nd chance to get a fresh start but it's something one rock covering went wrong. my name is kenneth ritchie. 54 years old it's been $21.00 and a half years on death row and ohio. for a crime i didn't commit. a crime was arson. i would 2 year old child. get nasty riccio was tried in ohio for aggravated murder committed in the course of a fallacy. evidence show. that respondent set fire and they're part enough he's
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neither at home collins in an attempt to kill his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend who were spending the night together in the apartment below the intended victims to skate on harm but how call this is 2 year old daughter cynthia died in the fire. nobody going to old farm village apartments from columbus grove. where the fire started. and where my life ended. i haven't been to this place. in. july 97 was a prima fascia 1st time back the. long haul feel about the city and i guess. they are old farm village apartment. and go.
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national one of these on fire. off farm village apartment put much. apartment in the low income area. money welfare could pick up and then stop the. complex at parties. drinking and getting along. nicely. see the balcony off now how is anybody going to climb up that with a broken hand and a cash to. carry into containers and gasoline and pants and and drunk oh their mind is impossible can be done. on july 29th 1986 there was a party at the olds. arme village apartment complex at the time kenny was suffering
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from depression and drinking a lot that night was no exception. and 2 o'clock noon and carried on in the wee hours in the morning the mother cynthia cynthia she was a party and getting high. a couple of a couple lads stopped by friends or. she would come over they were them. she said yeah. maybe so. she came downstairs in the she was past and me. and what she could have told me. should my head. at the trial collins claim that ricci had agreed to babysit her daughter while she was away. allegedly in exchange for letting him crash on her sofa that night however neighbors saw him fall into the bushes and passin out soon
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afterwards. passed over there where no one. in the bushes. and when you woke up. i went to mom. for. my apartments in the back. and then you went over here just to see was going on. came from the other side. how big was the fire. and. you could see a lot of smoke and flames. next thing. the body gets into your cones.
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one of them pretty straight to see. a little girl like that. every year harry i don't know what dreams about what happened about sincere i mean well you sleep some bad dreams. no. no no. we better get going. bro. how you doing. so you're at the house. which will address.
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just a bloody hog. if you want. one so i just know. 2000 and. 8 years 8 years in my name is steven ritchie and i'm cammies youngest brother how did we get along. good i mean. when we were younger i looked up to him now there's a you know it's. 1213 you know i look up to me and i really. know for 21 years it was. one really as much of a relationship is in prison so it's like you know our relationship was no phone calls and that was a. calling concern about kenneth richie calling on his condition trial was pretty much a farce. they are had him guilty for that trial started a murder trial and it takes 3 judges $45.00. and minutes to. these
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gilded. death penalty. the ohio accord was told that canning too could damage of the sack at the neighboring apartment had been left with only the 2 year old victim inside it was alleged that his intention was for the fire to spread to the lower floor where he's ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend were sleeping the case relied on that just a moment as if people attending the party who stated under oath that ricci was drunk and that's threatening to burn down the building. has to be people it's threatening to burn the building in some way.
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going to. make 3 different variations of it. you know i was garbage to the people for attractive statements people lie. and sometimes there's no explanation. almost cost me my life so far as some of the evidence goes in the goes back let's go back to the fire marshall. marshall stated that kenny had poured gasoline on his not on the porch also. and it was traced in the gash in the pool. if you please be seated. almost 20 years later gaining his lores would prove that the investigation had been so long resulting in the wrong conclusions. there is a brand new porsche that was built. when the fire marshal stated that he didn't take chippings aisle of the charred port chip were. chips for me brand new built.
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dead. but he stated they were charged while crime lab screwed up and didn't do a. test properly. or didn't read them properly and that was. we had the best experts in the world take a look at it and said no this is not gasoline. this is no pain and no false i wouldn't you want the president and the judge just took it as trees for all you have you execute just one innocent person that's. reason enough mob death penalty and they just don't do that. your brother kill you. fool you mess.
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oh i'm proud of stephen better put out. stephen they have. done great for themselves it was a beautiful from lee and i sort of. tend to jealous. since you have a brother living around where you can go to use a place to stay for a while until you get. he's never offered to no. amount to grow. old years were stolen from you. trying to make up for that just social life together. tried.
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just when things go good. the world pulled out from under. the bloody lie from and to some a filmmaker jenny had no regular job or any kind of stable income. during the great depression which old mr remember there was and most of the family were unemployed. and it wasn't it was bed you know much worse objective listen
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today but there was an expectation that things were going to get better. there was a real sense of hopefulness there isn't today today's america was shaped by the turn principles of concentration of wealth and power. reduced democracy attacks. engineer elections manufacture consent and other principles according to no i'm chomsky one set of rules for the rich opposite set of rules for . that's what happens when you put more into the hands of narrows sector of will switch will is dedicated to increasing power for chills just as you'd expect one of the most influential intellectuals of our time speaks about the modern civilization of america.
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what politicians do something. they put themselves on the line they did accept the reject. so when you want to be president. some want to press. it to the right to the press that's why the full story of the boy can't be good. i'm interested always in the waters about how. things should. my name is on all rams the product i'm working on here on this is called sanctuary quarters all right offers. housing and restoration for at risk and homeless veterans and they always have that. how you would be nice to have you. you know. do you have a film that i thought oh most pollution of all when you get the stigma attached you know so that you know. you know how much of
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a life left i meant to mr rich the. life you know end of october. 2002 so roughly a year ago gave him a place to stay at least a roof or recite it and in exchange he would do menial tasks around the house during the day did he appreciate what i've done for him. to be honest i'd have to say no he stopped me you know. you know longer paid me into $250.00 a week in the form that i was paying no rent. you know utilities but i wasn't getting i wasn't getting any money. it's a melody a problem you know told me to leave communication north arnold be skinny a place to live on condition that he get his act together and find a job to secure a steady income but that never happened in his case he drank extensively.
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and he. was subject to drug use not only drug use but a lot of the also come along with that prostitution. and that's just not the way to renovate your life and get back on a positive path he had an opportunity to redeem his life he had an opportunity to raise years in prison and even take full advantage of the opportunity i think they did to me hasn't forgiven himself for something he's been and i said hey man make it right because it's eating you alive you're just not happy with yourself. when it took me to must sell him put me in a. door slam method. you know death row inmates or. recognized by the red stripe and the goes down the side of the pants the side of
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the panel a. sense to die that you're in there for execution and every time you walk down the the corridors of the president there's a dead man walking dead man walking. again he never admitted guilt and launched repeated appeals to have his case review his death sentence was postponed with each new submission but if one was refused any new date in time for the execution was scheduled over he's 21 years in prison he was stalled on 13 different occasions the exact date and time when he would die as depression. brings you know. he. does from time to mentally. the other piece of me died i know that on one day of carry.
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on drugs are not my life is full of bad memories. i don't need to remember i don't want to remember them. if you think it is easy. to do it here. as it. was with the old teacher the cherry. leading you to. mine is very good did you. think it was so emotional because you know. because. it's your last. go and i always knew that he was innocent. but nobody.
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would prove that. you are going down this road with him forever in almost 60 years . in the early 2000 was scott simon cold's going to 3 been sentenced to death and the states began to attract media attention on both sides of the pond. have a reporter or they contacted me wanted to talk to me and stuff and over you me the anger of course. trying to judge and. trying to prosecute. you know it was an issue when the article came out just. like you know. more newspapers contacting me and then people started writing me. due to. the proclaimers. orders for
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a whole all over you. while. you go and read i go. on a stand on national came out. publicly stated. my case with one of the most compelling case is a bit of power and influence the human to human rights campaigners. were seen. in 2000 someone get his lawyers came to an agreement with the prosecutors. the arson and murder charges swear a plea bargain down to child endangerment. this was enough to secure rich's release considering the amount of time he told reddy spends in prison. only one person in the courthouse still believes him can his guilt bellary been cleared. the victims. i have. here. tonight i'm going to face get through it but i want to know you want
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nobody. you want. to know i never county attorney to say he loves kids too. to those children. he wouldn't be. here you know the idea was. you know if you live. testimony if you do it probably pissed off somewhere but. when he started asking me the. age old question about going to hell oh is there talk about am i going to go to hell for what happened cynthia call ins. and i would tell him again for the millionth viewer to drop the charring remember what happened
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and you didn't know the baby was there and i really believed that and he turned around. and in the most evil voice i had ever heard come out of his mouth with out an accent. he goes. i knew she was there and i knew exactly what i was doing. my name is karen i am rich and i am the ex-wife. of kenneth rich karen married gainey do you think i was in a lot of it 3 years after it was finally released from prison. i had no idea what i was getting into i had no clue because i truly believed in his story about being incarcerated for 21 and a half years for a crime he didn't commit. and i thought ok i'll play into your ego because i really
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wanted to know how the fire started and i thought how can i how can i ask this question how can i get this information from him without him. lying to me i said because you are just so incredibly smart. he goes because they're a bunch of dumb ass sort of like ok. because it was easy because you take a lit cigarette it will come back to it in the book. behind the couch and then i walk down the street 30 minutes later a place goes up in smoke and they can't connect me to the crime. i didn't expect that. i was just absolute shock. i thought i am married to satan himself. she's a lawyer just. something like. 3 years to
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come forward with it. let's just. try to make the old paper. she told me. problem of cold cold cold didn't cope with me. because i ran into it there are other spirits that decided to intervene and one was his father. and his father came to me in the middle of the night open my eyes same the same time and i. i see this figure in the doorway. shadow walk through the door and around the bed. and right next to me again
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and. he said we need your hope. tokay that he's been forgiven. he says we need your help to save. the next night. i go to bed and i heard these footsteps. on the carpet running on the side of the bed. and of course i wake up and i looked and there was this little eyeing. a little same size as my 2 right there. and i'm in shock and she said. i need to deliver a message. and use it to tell kenny that i forgive him. i forgive.
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and i said. ok. too enough to do it. i had a spiritual experience. and i had the little girl that died in the fire cynthia collins. i have. had very few of that kind of thing happen where you shake your core when you're around something so evil was kenneth ritchie that happened. some of the bullshit people would normally. think. oh really most times i'm too emotional potion. i was about go. figure some of the story.
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so i. can do a rebel. control the pain. despite the claims of kenneth riches ex-wife collinson murder case was never reopened. karen herself wanted us to make clear that she received no money for a given this interview. after the fall out with donald. gainey was unable to find any job and the like of my name and he had to move out of the rented apartment and back to his stand in the forest.
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join me every thursday on the alex salmond show and i'll be speaking to guest of the world of politics or business i'm showbusiness i'll see you then. in the troubled 19 seventies a group of killers rampage through parts of northern ireland that was coordinated loyalists attacks particularly catholic population in belfast tens of thousands were forced to flee their homes and what was striking to put these attacks was that the r.u.c. the police actually took part in the attacks so instead of preventing it they were
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active participants and the burning of coal streets in belfast at the take more than a 100 innocent civilians were unloaded as the review can seniors and we found out more i was surprised about the extent and of the crates which the collusion was involved in some of those cases the killers would later be named the atlanta we're getting i think it went to the very very top i think it is frosts the water where politicians you thought was going on and give the go ahead. to. the.
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