One or more of families of the victims has not been totally upfront with the authorities. Apparently they would rather find a convenient fall-guy than actually dig harder/smarter.<quoted text>
This is the sort of fellow they would like to trust INSTEAD of the authorities, and they wonder why they failed to find any valid solutions for the last almost twenty-five years. LOL
Oh yeah, one more thing, Fred isn't the only character they have been following. BTW have y'all paid that twenty grand yet?