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Frontline: An Ordinary Crime

This site "investigates the bizarre case of Terence Garner. It is a story that seems fit for a novel, with unforgettable characters, plot twists, and timeless themes. Only it isn't fiction. The facts of the story are all too real. As crimes go, the armed robbery of the Quality Finance Company on April 25, 1997, in Johnston County, N.C., was serious -- but ordinary. It ended in the near-fatal shooting of one of the three victims; shot in the chest and head, she survived but lost an eye." One of the individuals arrested, Terence Garner, was later found to be innocent but never received a retrial. This case details what happened with supplementary materials, such as readings, interviews and other links and a video excerpt from the original show.


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