Texas couple sent to prison during 90’s ‘Satanic panic’ child abuse hysteria exonerated after 25 years https://t.co/bIYmQ55xC8— LiberalTexasDem (@LiberalTexasDem) June 21, 2017
ccording to The Intercept, a Texas couple falsely convicted of sexual crimes against children during the early 90’s “Satanic panic” have finally been exonerated. In 1992, Fran and Dan Keller were both sentenced to 48 years in prison over accusations of sexual abuse crimes related to children they babysat in their home daycare center outside of Austin. The accusations stemmed first from the testimony of one pre-schooler who claimed Dan Keller spanked her, and soon were twisted into many of the trademark accusations in the “Satanic panic” mass hysteria that gripped the nation in the 90’s, much of which occurred under the persuasion of parents, therapists and police officers.
A subscription may be required to read the complete article.