News 01.25.08

Michigan man sues police and prosecutors; alleges misconduct

Claude McCollum, who was released from prison last year after serving more than a year in prison for a Lansing, Michigan, murder he didn’t commit,

filed a lawsuit yesterday

alleging that his wrongful conviction was caused by misconduct by police and prosecutors. The suit says that police forced McCollum to implicate himself during an interrogation and that both police and prosecutors ignored and failed to disclose evidence suggesting McCollum’s innocence.


A new interactive timeline on the Lansing State Journal’s website examines McCollum’s conviction and release, day by day

.

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