Wayne East

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January 21, 2013

A Q&A With Michael Hall

The senior editor on writing about Mary Eula Sears, talking to relatives of the deceased, and dealing with sensitive issues.

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January 21, 2013

Who Killed Mary Eula Sears?

In 1982 a man named Wayne East was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of one of Abilene’s most prominent citizens. To this day, he maintains his innocence. And one member of the victim’s family believes him.