Justice Served 27 Years Late
On October 22nd, 1989, Jacob Wetterling gained national attention when he disappeared into the Minnesota countryside, seemingly forever. He was only eleven years old. Twenty-seven years later, a confession has finally been made. Danny Heinrich, 53, admitted to the murder of Jacob and led the police to his remains. Heinrich was an original suspect, but was let go for lack of evidence. However, in exchange for a plea deal, he has finally come forward with the details of the night Jacob died.
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