DNA Frees Two, Wrongfully Convicted in Mississippi
Two men in Mississippi, wrongfully convicted of murdering a child, have been released from prison after a decade, thanks to the work of the Innocence Project and local lawyers.
The cause of these wrongful convictions: fraudulent evidence. Peter Neufeld, co-director of the Innocence Project says:
"You have a local forensic dentist who fabricated evidence in both these cases to get two innocent men convicted."
Here's more from the Innocence Project on the clearing and release of Kennedy Brewer and Levon Brooks.In both cases, the real perpetrator has now been apprehended.
Update: Radley Balko at Reason has an update on Mississippi's woeful forensics system.
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