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Season Two: Episode 14: Accountable

4/30/2017
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Lawmakers have to hold prosecutors accountable. FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:23:50


Season Two: Episode 13: Common Denominator

4/26/2017
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Dean Moxley rides his courtroom successes to a seat on the bench. FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:28:56


Season Two: Episode 12: Electric Chair

4/23/2017
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Gerald Stano is executed for murder. But did he do it? FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:27:38


Season Two: Episode 11: Broken Lives

4/19/2017
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John Preston, a lying dog handler, left many in his wake. FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:23:27


Season Two: Episode 10: Holding On

4/16/2017
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William Dillon can only hope that DNA testing will set him free. FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:35:00


Season Two: Episode 9: No Chance

4/12/2017
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The stacked deck against William Dillon grows higher and higher. FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:28:43


Season Two: Episode 8: Lost Youth

4/9/2017
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21-year-old William Dillon becomes the latest target. FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:30:19


Season Two: Episode 7: Cozy Alliance

4/5/2017
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A drug-dealing murderer and child rapist becomes a star for the state. FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:27:38


Season Two: Episode 6: Death Sentence

4/3/2017
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Juan Ramos' death sentence becomes the very thing that saves him. FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:28:32


Season Two: Episode 5: American Dream

3/29/2017
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Marielito discovers his American Dream is worse than Cuba's prisons. FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:28:11


Season Two: Episode 3: Set up

3/22/2017
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Wilton Dedge suddenly finds himself alone with a snitch. FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:31:28


Season Two: Episode 2: Convicted

3/19/2017
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Wilton Dedge is found guilty. FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:27:39


Season Two: Episode 1: Justice Denied

3/19/2017
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Four innocent men. Four wrongful convictions. Four cries for help. FLORIDA TODAY's John A. Torres explores the Brevard County, Florida, judicial system in the 1980s when use of a fraudulent dog handler and jailhouse snitches were common place in securing a conviction. Murder on the Space Coast is presented by FLORIDA TODAY - Part of the USA TODAY Network.

Duration: 00:19:11


Summarizing Season One

3/6/2017
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As FLORIDA TODAY prepares to roll out Season 2, John wanted to look back at the first season of Murder on the Space Coast.

Duration: 00:09:49


Did Justice Matter?

12/9/2016
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Coming in February 2017, season two of Murder on the Space Coast takes a look at the troubling similarities of several wrongfully convicted men in Brevard County and whether justice mattered to a State Attorney’s Office bent on tallying convictions and closing out cases.

Duration: 00:10:23


Bonus Episode: The Story Continues...

9/16/2016
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As the Murder on the Space Coast team conducts a panel discussion before a live audience, the decision is made to continue digging deeper into not only Gary Bennett’s case but troubling similarities his case shares with that of three wrongfully convicted men who are now free.

Episode Six: Out of Options?

9/11/2016
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What’s next? Was justice served or is an innocent man languishing behind bars? Are there any options left at all?

Episode Five: Secrets Revealed

9/4/2016
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Maybe police knew what they were doing all along. Terrible secrets about the suspect are revealed and they may just explain why the police seemed to have a bull’s-eye on his back from the start.

Episode Four: Stacked Deck?

8/28/2016
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An alibi falls apart. Two jailhouse snitches cut deals. A lawyer handpicked by the state is not up to the task of defending this murder suspect. Is there any way he can convince a jury against this stacked deck?

Meet the Murder on the Space Coast crew

8/21/2016
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Join FLORIDA TODAY News Columnist John A. Torres and the rest of the "Murder on the Space Coast" crew for an intimate evening discussing the 1983 homicide of Helen Nardi. Visit on.tod.com/mosc for more details and tickets.
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