American Justice: Conspiracy to Kill - The Rae Carruth Story
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He dazzled football fans with his fast moves and outstanding receptions-wide receiver Rae Carruth was a rising star in the NFL, and a local celebrity in Charlotte, North Carolina where he was the first round draft pick for the Carolina Panthers. But in 1999, it all came crashing down, when Rae Carruth was accused of masterminding the drive-by shooting death of his pregnant girlfriend, Cherica Adams. His lawyer claimed Rae Carruth had nothing to do with the shooting, that it was all the result of a drug deal gone bad. But a prosecutors said the victim herself told a different story, in a 911 tape and in notes written in the hospital-evidence the prosecution said made her the star witness in the trial of her accused killer. Conspiracy to Kill: The Rae Carruth Story details the sensational trial and includes an interview with the triggerman who confessed to the shooting while fingering Rae Carruth as the man who plotted the murder.