Scapegoat (Paperback)

The Chino Hills Murders and the Framing of Kevin Cooper

By J. Patrick O'Connor

Strategic Media Books, 9780984233373, 372pp.

Publication Date: January 10, 2012

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Description

Kevin Cooper was convicted of the brutal murders of a Chino Hills, California family and a young houseguest in 1985 and has been on death row at San Quentin ever since. In his new explosive expose, "Scapegoat," investigative journalist J. Patrick O'Connor reveals how the sheriff's office and the district attorney's office of San Bernardino County framed Cooper for these horrific murders.

"Scapegoat" provided a rare direct examination of the broken justice system in the United States, where homicide detectives and district attorneys all too often become blinded by their goal of winning convictions rather than searching for justice for both the victims and the accused.