‘Breakdown’ S01 Ep. 6: What is the case against Justin Chapman?

Continuing Breakdown, a new podcast by the AJC

Through the first five episodes of “Breakdown,” we’ve concluded that Justin Chapman did not receive a fair trial. But we’ve never said whether he’s guilty of the crimes of which he was convicted.

We still don’t know the answer to that, but COULD Chapman have committed the arson that killed Alice Jackson in that early morning of June 20, 2006? Did he have the means, the motive, the opportunity? We seek to answer those questions in Episode 6.

In this first season of Breakdown, senior legal affairs writer Bill Rankin goes deep inside the Chapman case, exploring where the criminal justice system broke down. You can listen to the Breakdown podcast below, or visit www.ajcbreakdown.com for the first six episodes, plus photos, articles, videos and more related information.