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Atlanta Murders #72675

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 17, 1981
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(Studio) Wayne Williams reported indicted today for 2 of Atlanta's murders; today also noted anniversary of task force formed to investigate killings.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Atlanta, Georgia) Grand jury's consideration of evidence and testimony from various witnesses include Williams' mother, outlined. [Dist. attorney Lewis SLAYTON - reads indictment for murders of Jimmy Ray Payne and Nathaniel Cater.] Circumstances leading to Williams' arrest for Cater's murder recalled; events surrounding Payne's disappearance and death also recalled. Evidence used against Williams discussed. [Defense attorney Mary WELCOME - claim's client's innocence.] Links to other victims and possibility that Williams could not have acted alone said being investigated.
REPORTER: Bob Sirkin

(Studio) Further discussion of event on tonight's "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Robinson, Max;
Sirkin, Bob

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