Mind Over Murder (HBO)
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Mind Over Murder (HBO): 

The story of six individuals convicted, and later exonerated, for a 1985 murder in Beatrice, Nebraska is revealed in this docuseries.

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Episode 1
1. Episode 1

The 1985 murder of a local grandmother rocks the small town of Beatrice--as does...

Episode 2
2. Episode 2

In 1989, Tom Winslow implicates himself in the now cold case. Later, the lead in...

Episode 3
3. Episode 3

Decades after the trial of the Helen Wilson murder case, Joseph White's fight fo...

Episode 4
4. Episode 4

In 2008, new DNA evidence opens decades-old wounds in Helen Wilson’s case.

Episode 5
5. Episode 5

While many in Beatrice, including one of the exonerated, believe the six are gui...

Episode 6
6. Episode 6

In the aftermath of a landmark civil judgment, the town of Beatrice grapples wit...

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Mind Over Murder (HBO)


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About This Series

​Directed by Nanfu Wang, this six-part docuseries chronicles the complex story of six individuals who were convicted for the 1985 murder of beloved grandmother Helen Wilson in the town of Beatrice, Nebraska. Though five of the individuals confessed to the crime, the "Beatrice Six" were later fully exonerated by DNA evidence in a turn of events that forever divided the town.

Cast and Crew

Starring: Debra Shelden, Kathy Gonzalez, Shane Wilson, Bob Houseman, Burt Searcey, Cindy Searcey, Joseph White, Lois White, Doug Stratton, Herb Friedman, Tina Vath, Randy Ritnour, Jon Bruning, Bill Fitzgerald, Thomas Winslow, Kent Harlan, John Stevens Berry, Doug Kennedy, Lyle Koenig, Nancy Aspinwall, Marshall Tuttle, Missy Marlatt, Callan Williams, Josh Erikson, Cliff Shelden, Rcihard Schmeling, Cecilia Rubino, Gary Wiebe, Jan Werner, Peter Klismet

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