yes and throw away the key
no, they deserve a second chance
Oh, and by the way, parroting the prosecution side of the story does NOT constitute fact, not until such things are PROVEN in a court of law.
Anyway, as I was saying, those are only allegations until they are proven during the trial. You do understand how the justice system works right? Innocent until PROVEN guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law by a judge or jury of your peers.
You really need to do some research.
The Innocence Project - Understand the Causes: False Confessions / Admissions
Children and teenagers are ESPECIALLY susceptible.False Confessions
In about 25% of DNA exoneration cases, innocent defendants made incriminating statements, delivered outright confessions or pled guilty.
These cases show that confessions are not always prompted by internal knowledge or actual guilt, but are sometimes motivated by external influences.