Served in prison in '22 due to an error by jury (5 photos)

In February 1990, in Brooklyn, was robbed and shot dead courier jewelry store. By chance, near the scene of the crime to be unemployed David Ranta and has been detained by police. Against him nebylo no real evidence, but based on the testimony of witnesses, the jury found him guilty. Man sentenced to 37 years in prison. Only 22 years later it turned out, the witnesses pointed to David under pressure from police officers who conducted the investigation.

Prosecutor's check revealed the loss of evidence and opened an investigation. Witnesses admitted false testimony. Photo: 58-year-old David Ranta embraces family in the courtroom after his acquittal on March 21, 2013, New York.



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