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NACVSA: Killer of Five Teenagers Passes Polygraph
Date:4/6/2010

Lee Anthony Evans, Cleared As A Suspect By Polygraph, Allegedly Confesses To 1978 Murders

Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 6, 2010 -- In a stunning turn of events, the murder of five teens in 1978 was solved by the recent alleged confession of one of the killers, Lee Anthony Evans. Evans was the main suspect at the time of the initial investigation and took at least one polygraph test, which he passed. With no leads and the main suspect cleared, the case went cold for 32 years.

This case is yet another example of what the critics of the polygraph call a misplaced reliance on the pseudoscience of polygraph. They cite the many cases in which criminals passed the polygraph and were later found to be guilty of the crimes, such as the “Green River Killer.” In that case, Gary Leon Ridgeway, was a suspect in the killing of four women and was given a polygraph, which he passed. Ridgeway was dropped as a suspect and went on to kill another 44 women until he was caught and convicted. The failure of the polygraph cost 44 women their lives.

Another example of the inaccuracy of the polygraph is the “Angel of Death”, Charles Cullen. Cullen worked as a nurse and murdered as many as 40 people by giving them lethal injections. After his first victim died, he was considered a suspect and asked to take a polygraph test. He passed the polygraph, was dropped as a suspect, and went on to kill at least another 39 people until he was caught and convicted. In this case, the failure of the polygraph cost 39 people their lives.

Following many high-level failures of the polygraph at the CIA, many former heads of that agency have recommended that it be limited or discontinued because it is not accurate. The most prominent failure of the polygraph at the CIA was that of Aldr
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