In 1993, West Memphis, Arkansas is shaken by the murders of three 8-year-old boys. The Police quickly finds their main suspects, three teenage boys who are believed to have sacrificed the boys in a satanic ritual. They are already guilty in the public’s eye, but the attorney Ron Lax starts to investigate in search of the truth. The case leads to one of the largest legal scandals in American history. The boys were sentenced to life imprisonment but 20 years later, DNA was discovered that proved their innocence.