J. Patrick O'Connor is the editor ofCrime Magazine. He graduated from the University of Missouri in Columbia in 1967. He was a reporter and bureau manager for United Press International, editor of Cincinnati Magazine and an associate editor for TV Guide. He was editor and publisher of the Kansas City New Times, an alternative newspaper. He is the author ofThe Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal, which was published by Lawrence Hill Books in May of 2008. His book, Scapegoat: The Chino Hills Murders and the Framing of Kevin Cooper, was published by Strategic Media Books in 2012.