Skip to main content

tv   Documentary  RT  December 22, 2019 5:30pm-6:01pm EST

5:30 pm
yeah money it's a fair rent not. published but it wouldn't be here when i was written about a story i came across the fact that by the time 20072008 when you started to lease you have so much worldwide that sound so many famous people spoke out in your favor it does seem like very much you get a 2nd chance to get a fresh start it's something want to rock the ring when long. my name is kenneth ritchie. 54 years old spent $21.00 and a half years on death row on ohio. for a crime i didn't commit. the crime of arson monday. of a 2 year old child. again after the riccio was tried in ohio
5:31 pm
for aggravated murder committed in the course of a fallacy and evidence showed that respondent set fire in their part enough he's neither at home collins in an attempt to kill his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend who were spending the night together in the apartment below the intended victims to skate on arms but how cold this is 2 year old daughter cynthia died in the fire. you. know what a goal from village apartments from columbus grove oh joy the fire started. where my life ended. i haven't been others place. in. july in 1907 as a prima fascia 1st time but. i don't know how i'll feel about this when i get.
5:32 pm
they are going to old farm village apartment. and go. and i saw one of his own farm. old farm village apartment was put in much. an apartment the low income if you lend me money you know welfare could pick you up and stuff the. complex up bodies. but he was. drinking and getting going. nicely. see the balcony. now how is anybody going to climb up that with a broken hand and attached. carry into containers gasoline and paint and drunk oh their mind is impossible can't be done.
5:33 pm
on july 29th 1986 there was a party at the old farm village apartment complex at the time kenny was suffering from depression and drinking a lot that night was no exception. has started and about 2 o'clock noon and carried on an early hours in the morning the mother since. she was off. getting high. a couple a couple ads stopped by friends of. god they were them and she said yeah. maybe so. she came downstairs and measure was passed and me. and what's good he told me. and shook my head. at the. trial collins claim that ricci had agreed to babysit her
5:34 pm
daughter while she was away. allegedly in exchange for letting him crash on her sofa that night however neighbors saw him fall into the bushes and passing out soon afterwards. passed over there where no one. in the bushes. and when he woke up. i went to my apartment. the local the mom. my apartments in the back. and then you went over here just to see was going on. came from the other side. of the aisle be it was the fire. you could see a lot of smoke and flames. next thing. the body gets into your cones.
5:35 pm
all and pretty straight to see a little girl like up. there we're having the i don't know like dreams about what happened about seeing fear i mean where you sleep some bad dreams. no. no not a bother. we better get going. bro. how you doing. so you're at the house. which allowed.
5:36 pm
b price. is a bloody hard didn't sleep till that is if you want. one so i just know. 2010 . years 8 years in my name is steven ritchie and i'm cammies youngest brother how do we get along. good i mean. when we all go i looked up to him you know there's a you know it's. 1213 you know. i mean i. know for 21 years and. one rule is much of a relationship is in prison and so is when you know our relationship was no phone calls and that was a. concern about richie calling on his condition trial
5:37 pm
was pretty much a farce they are ahead i'm guilty for that trial started a murder trial and it takes 3 judges 45 minutes to. include some guys guilty. death penalty. the ohio accord was told that canning too could damage of the sack at the neighbor an apartment had been last with only the 2 year old victim inside it was alleged that his intention was for the fire to spread to the lower floor where he's ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend were sleeping the keys to lie down that just a moan as if people attending the party who stated under oath that ricci was drunk and that's threatening to burn down the building. has to mean people it's threatening to. in the building in some way.
5:38 pm
going to. 3 different variations of it. you know i was garbage to the people who tracked statements people lie. sometimes there's no explanation. almost cost me my life so far as some of the evidence goes in the goes back to whisk about the fire marshall. marshall stated that kenny had poured gasoline on his the on the porch also. and it was traced to the gash on the floor. if you please you see. almost 20 years later gaining his lores would prove that the investigation had been flawed resulting in the wrong conclusions. there was
5:39 pm
a brand new porsche that was built. when the farm marshal stated that he didn't take chippings out of the charred port chip wood chips from the brand new build. dead. but he stated they were charred while crime lab screwed up and didn't do it. their tests properly. or didn't read them properly. we had the best experts in the world take a look at it and said no this is no gasoline. no pain and no false i wouldn't want to present them and the judge just took it as trees failure if you execute just one innocent person that's. reason enough mob death penalty then they just don't do that we're going to. going to either kill you.
5:40 pm
mole get gone yeah. the fool full of the match is good. though i'm proud of stephen better put out. steven has done great for themself in a beautiful from like my shadow. and the jail which. says you have a brother living around where you can go to use a place to stay for a while until you get to. he's never offered gentle. amount to grow. old years were stolen from you you try to make up for the get yourself
5:41 pm
a life together. dr. michael b. fight. you. just when things go good. the rug pulled out from under me. it's all part of the bloody life. at the time i still make jenny had no regular job or any kind of stable income. it was seen as a. what. if . this hour. was.
5:42 pm
one of the things that i started to realize is that the noise in my head as it me i started the practice of organizing my wife around what i wanted my life to be even when it conflicted with my internal noise so you know why are you i wrote a book but in my head i'm not smart enough people like me don't write books. but what i held myself to it was the action and i started to notice that i could co-exist with that while still living a life that went beyond. my
5:43 pm
name it sucks the seat on the media as the jackson exploded on seats to show. up at the border you know if. i know we've got a good. book on schools can you. move. you know. these kids and i use that down to make it very very easy you know food to make school drug use to people. who comes before us who comes who comes during his. shift the life and music that. i love to jazz because he makes me copy i love he dies because to me just means copy playing moved. and when he moved to teach me. the bad guys and the
5:44 pm
cost. my members are all ramsi proud of them working on here this is called sanctuary for offers. housing and restoration for at risk of homeless veterans. how you would be not a. christian do you have a film that i talk to most pleasurable once you get the stigma attached to you so that you know. you know how much of a life left i meant to mr rich the. life you know and the october
5:45 pm
of 2002 so roughly a year ago i gave him a place to stay at least a rueful recited and. he would do menial tasks around the house through the days did he appreciate what i've done for. to be honest i'd have to say no he stopped paying me you know. you no longer paid me to 250 a week in the form that. you know utilities but i wasn't getting i wasn't getting any money. it's a melody a problem you know told me to leave communication or arnold be skinny a place to live on condition that he get his act together and find a job to secure a steady income but that never happened in his case he drank extensively.
5:46 pm
he. was subject to drug use not only drug use but a lot of the also come along with prostitution. and that's just not a way to renovate your life and get back on a positive path he had an opportunity to redeem his life he had an opportunity to raise. years of imprisonment and even take full advantage of the opportunity i think to have kenny hasn't forgiven himself for something he's been innocent a man make it right because it's eating you alive you're just not happy with yourself. when it took me to most elm put me in the. door slam it in. death row inmates or. recognized by the red stripe and it goes down the side of the pants son of pentland. indication.
5:47 pm
that you're in there for execution and every time you walk in the corridors of the present there's a dead man walking dead man walking. again he never admitted guilt and launched repeated appeals to have his case review his death sentence was postponed with each new submission but if one was refused and you date in time for the execution was scheduled over his 21 years in prison he was stolen 13 different occasions the exact date and time when he would die as depression. brings it don't you know. it. does something to you mentally. ever deal another or another piece of me died i know that on one day the very for the. on drugs or not if you don't mind my life is full of
5:48 pm
bad memories. don't. don't need to remember don't want to remember the. people you see you. do in here you know when you. see the most with the old switcheroo cherry. leading you to your yeah but mine is buried so you could deduce. why you think it was so emotional because you know she loves me because so far away. she lost she lost me all those years ago and i always knew that he was innocent i read the truth but nobody. would prove that i'm wrong.
5:49 pm
i've been down this road with him forever in almost 60 years now and i had to get to. because it was. in the early 2000. and cold kenneth ricci had been sentenced to death and the states began to attract media attention on both sides of the pond. they had a reporter or they contacted me wanting to talk to me and stuff and opening me to trying to. judge and. prosecutor. you know i was innocent when the article came out and just went from there it's like you know. newspapers phone tag to me and then people started writing. to. the proclaimers.
5:50 pm
orders for a whole chunk all over the globe are towell. you are going to go. to stand on national came out. publicly stated. my case with one of the most compelling case is a bit of power and the french the human to human rights campaigners. were seen. in 2000 someone get his lawyers came to an agreement with the prosecutors. the arson and murder charges swear a plea bargain down to child endangerment. this was enough to secure rich's release considering the amount of time he told what he spends in prison. only one person in the courthouse still believes him can his guilt valerie pinkly. the victims. i have been here. to the north cafe to get through it but i want to know you want
5:51 pm
nobody you know. people who will tell. you i never can take any confusion he loves kids. who has children. he wouldn't be. there you know the idea why so many neighbors and other people who live. here in the testimonies to get a probably pissed off somewhere. can you start asking me that the age old question about going to hell oh is a talk about am i going to go to hell for what happened cynthia collins. and i would tell him again. for the millionth viewer to draw
5:52 pm
a chilling member what happened any didn't know the baby was there and i really believed that and he turned around. and in the most evil voice i had ever heard come out of his mouth with out an accent. he goes. i knew she was there and i knew exactly what i was doing. my name is karen i am richie and i am the ex-wife. of kenneth ritchie karen mary kay mean do you think i was in the water 3 years after he was finally released from prison. i had no idea what i was getting into i had no clue because i truly believed in his story about being incarcerated for 21 and a half years for a crime he didn't commit. and i thought ok i'll play into your ego because i really
5:53 pm
wanted to know how the fire started and i thought how can i how can i ask this question how can i get this information from him without him. lying to me i said because you are just so incredibly smart you outsmart them he goes because they're a bunch of dumb asses i'm like ok. because it was easy because you take a lit cigarette it will come back to it in the book. behind the couch and that i walk down the street 30 minutes later a place goes up in smoke and they can't connect me to the crime. i didn't expect that. i was just absolute shock. i am married to satan himself. she's a lawyer just good morning bill. something like. 3 years to
5:54 pm
come forward with. her. she told. problem of cold cold cold didn't cope with me. because i ran into it there are other spirits that decided to intervene and one was his father. and his father came to me in the middle of the night open my eyes same the same time and i. see this figure in the doorway. shadow walk through the door around the bed. and right next to me again
5:55 pm
and. he said we need your hope. i need you to tell k. that he's been forgiven. he says we need your help to save his soul. the next night. i go to bed and i heard these footsteps. on the carpet running to the side of the bed. of course i wake up and i looked and there was this little lying. little same size as my right there. and i'm in shock and she said. you did deliver a message. and you should you tell kenny that i forgive him. i forgive.
5:56 pm
i said. ok. tonight they do. have a spiritual experience. and i had the little girl that died in the fire cynthia collins . i have. had very few of that kind of thing happen where you shake your core when you're around something so. with kenneth richie that happened. some of the. people would normally. think. oh really nice at times i'm too nice a potion. figure
5:57 pm
some of the story to. get through to us. so i. can get better. child control the pain. despite the claims of the 3 his ex-wife. murder case was now reopened. karen herself wanted us to make clear that she received no money for a given these interview. after their fall out with donald. gagne was unable to find a new job and the lack of money man had to move out of the rented apartment and back to his stand in the forest.
5:58 pm
brothers see who i do in the room light of. the room. my name is drawn more than i was sentenced to die in prison by the explosion love my life. case to grab some media attention i mean it's a shooting in a 16 year old's 16 birthday party so citing the police just held a lot of pressure. close the case. for he is.
5:59 pm
just drunk it's like i couldn't believe those. me out so far they are all more than the sure don't want peace be with us that all of the shooting because i was standing right next to. me for is the son you got to keep in mind one thing doing this 1617 zone so. this could lose one to their lives is clung to his fear of them both live tonight more full food relief. for more that is close to. sloan noble truth. twas the night before christmas and all over the world people are mining back on seeking individual sovereignty so they probably just throw anything.
6:00 pm
russian officials have identified the suspect in a shooting near the federal security service building in central moscow 2 people were killed and 5 injured in the attack. another story that shape the week moscow and the e.u. lash out at u.s. sanctions targeting russia's nord stream to gas pipeline to germany with berlin saying it amounts to interference in domestic affairs. and another inspector breaks ranks from the global chemical weapons watchdog the o.p.c. w saying its final report on the alleged attack in the syrian city of duma distorts
6:01 pm
the facts.

25 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on