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West Memphis 3 Case

Eddie Vedder, Natalie Maines

Arrive at Court for Support

8/19/2011 8:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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All three members of the West Memphis 3 arrived at the Craighead County Courthouse in Arkansas moments ago ... where at least TWO of the men are expected to be granted their release from prison.

Two huge celebrities have also arrived at the courthouse to support the men ... Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines and Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder.

The WM3 -- comprised of Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley and Jason Baldwin -- were found guilty of killing 3 boy scouts in 1993. Misskelley and Baldwin were sentenced to life in prison. Echols was sentenced to death.

The case became a cause célèbre over the years after new evidence surfaced ... raising serious doubts as to whether the WM3 actually killed the three young boys.

The WM3 had maintained their innocence for years ... but according to local reports, two of the men are expected to "admit guilt" during today's hearing in exchange for their freedom.

Story developing ...

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61.

rick reed    

from the begining i thought it was the step dad that said he had a brain that killed these children

974 days ago
62.

Teresa    

A *** and two has beens who support 3 guilty men. Pathetic.

974 days ago
63.

Bill Leslie    

wow - Eddie Vedder and Natalie Maines are dead to me. Who pleads GUILTY to TRIPLE MURDER! What a disgusting disgrace.

974 days ago
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janne    

you've been playing too many violent video games. Lock youself alone in your bathroom for a week and see what you will admit to in order to get out. EIGHTEEN YEARS in prison--90% of people out there would admit to Mass Murder and Suicide just to get out for a week.

973 days ago
65.

DXC    

Max: She's not disgraceful and I hardly think showing up at a court case constitutes a bid for attention when all she has to do is get up on a stage and sing in her beautiful voice. She was helping three boys who were wrongly convicted, and nobody asked the media to poke their nose in. And Gerald Depardieu, the same ex actor who **** in the corridor of an airplane? That's a model American? Bob, Natale is no traitor, who do you think she is? Hitler? You moron. She was right about Bush. Good Lord, you lot. I feel ashamed you're all American

961 days ago
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Cashmerecowgirl    

the only reason maines got invovled was because she mistook the name "west memphis three" for an all you can eat dish down at the cracker barrel. fat ****.

919 days ago
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