Jewell case - The Richard Jewell Case Richard Jewell Falsely accused in Olympic bombing He was first identified as a hero in the the Olympic Park

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Richard Jewell Falsely accused in Olympic bombing He was first identified as a hero in the the Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta in 1996, credited with saving lives. Within just a few days, however, he was identified as the leading suspect in the bombing. He was profiled as exactly the type who would commit the act and then seek to take credit for helping discover it. It took more than three months before he would be exonerated and receive a letter from the FBI that he was not a suspect. This case remains one of the more sensational in which media named someone as a suspect but who was never formally charged with a crime. It’s reasonable to say that serious questions remain about the conduct of both media and law enforcement. Jewell suffered from diabetes and heart disease and died in 2007 at the age of 44. The Richard Jewell Case
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Jewell, a former Habersham County sheriff's deputy, became the FBI's prime suspect in the
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  • Richard Jewell, Centennial Olympic Park bombing, Eric Robert Rudolph

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