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Resource ID: #17022
Subject: Murders
Source: Washington Post Magazine
Date: 22-Oct


In 1990 Everett Lee Mueller raped and murdered 10 year-old Charity Powers and was convicted, sentenced to death and executed for his crimes; ten years later Charity's family is collapsing, still suffering from the grief and unanswered questions left by Charity's death and Mueller's execution. In this article Finkel examines why Charity's family broke down in the wake of her death and asks if the retribution provided from the death penalty is enough for victims and their families.

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