crimes and consequences

EP03: The Happiest Man on Death Row

Joe arridyIn 1939, a man with an IQ of 46 was executed by the State of Colorado for the brutal murder of a 15-year-old girl. He was 23 years old but had the mindset of someone much younger. The story of his trial, conviction, and eventual execution, will be one of the most shocking and horrifying miscarriages of justice you will ever hear about. This is the story of Joe Arridy.