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Author to discuss his book about Kirk Bloodsworth, exonerated death-row inmate

Author to discuss his book about Kirk Bloodsworth, exonerated death-row inmate

Tim Junkin, the 2018 One Maryland One Book author of "Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence," will speak about his book on Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Abingdon Library. This event is free and open to the public.

Copies of Junkin’s book will be available for purchase and signing the evening of the talk.

In his book, Junkin, an attorney with 30 years of experience as a trial lawyer and advocate of civil rights, details the story of Kirk Bloodsworth, who was charged with the rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl in 1984. He was tried, convicted and sentenced to die in Maryland’s gas chamber.

Maintaining his innocence,...

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