Michael Hemphill graduated from Birmingham-Southern College and received a master's degree in creative writing from the University of Southern Mississippi. After an internship with Southern Living magazine in the summer of 1995, Hemphill worked for 1 1/2 years at The Decatur Daily in Decatur, Ala., before becoming a staff writer for The Roanoke Times in June 1997, where he now covers federal courts.
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A compelling series on the suspicious death of an 18-year-old man arrested and placed in the care of a mental institution, the cover-up that followed, and the family's on-going grief and confusion. Originally published in The Roanoke Times in June, 1999.
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