Wicked Attraction on Investigation Discovery Rick Romley

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PHOENIX -- On the night of August 9, 1991, two men broke into the Buddhist temple on the outskirts of Phoenix and murdered all 9 people inside.

Four of five men arrested in connection with the shootings confessed to the murders. The problem is they were innocent. They were held in jail for two months.

That's when investigators found the gun used in the massacre and linked it to a pair of Avondale teenagers, both of whom confessed. They later said their confessions were coerced, but by that time, detectives had found some corroborating evidence, including items that had been taken from the temple.

It was one of the worst massacres in Arizona history. Now, on the 20th anniversary, a show called "Wicked Attraction," which airs on Investigation Discovery, is taking you inside the case. The show takes a look as the psychology of murders.
Rick Romley, who was the Maricopa County Attorney in 1991, was interviewed for the show, titled "The Golden Buddha."
Romley sat down with Tara Hitchcock to talk about "The Golden Buddha" and share his recollections of the crime and subsequent investigations

You can catch "The Golden Buddha" episode of "Wicked Attraction" on Investigation Discovery. It's slated to air on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. You also can download episodes on iTunes.

For more information, visit http://investigation.discovery.com.