News 11.03.17

This Week in Innocence News – November 3, 2017

By Innocence Staff

Here are some of this week’s news highlights:

Prosecutor asks for forgiveness for Philadelphia man’s wrongful conviction
A man who spent 40 years in prison for a murder he maintains he did not commit met last week with the prosecutor who helped put him away, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Innocence Project exoneree graduates from Police Academy
Innocence Project client Michael Green, who spent 13 years in prison for a rape he did not commit, is on his way to joining the police force, according to the Dallas Morning News.

Chicago men remain in prison despite DNA evidence of innocence
Nevest Coleman and Darryl Fulton are serving life sentences for a 1994 rape and murder, despite DNA testing of evidence from the victim’s body and clothes that excludes them and matches to a serial rapist. The Chicago Tribune
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