Thursday - Schedule

Where to go and what to do at the Writers' Police Academy - MurderCon

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Registration and check-in

Registration at Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley, City of Oaks Ballroom

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm


On your own

7:00 pm


Introduction to WPA 2020 - MurderCon (Hotel Salon D&E). 

7:45 pm

Special Guest Speaker, Ray Krone:
Sentenced to Die for a Murder I Didn't Commit

Ray Krone, the 100th death row exoneree, delivers an emotional and captivating account of his arrest, trial, conviction, and life on death row, all for a murder he didn’t commit. After more than 10 years in Arizona prisons, including nearly three years on death row, the combination of another man’s DNA found at the crime scene, a discredited expert witness, prosecutorial misconduct, and faulty bitemark evidence were the keys that led to Ray’s exoneration.

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