A fond portrayal of Jimmy Farris



Brandon Hein was not a victim. He was part of what happened to Mike and Jimmy on May 22, 1995. Had he turned himself in as Chris Velardo did and taken responsibility for what he did, his sentence may have been different, although there is the felony murder rule.

The fort in Mike’s yard was a place some kids went to. They played games and watched movies. They had watched a movie or two earlier that day. Later in the day, Jimmy and Mike were working out, lifting weights in Mike’s y...

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