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US News an african american liberated after spending 43 years in prison because of an error of justice

02:20  24 november  2021
02:20  24 november  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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Kevin Strickland, 62, had been sentenced in 1979 for a triple murder he has always denied having committed. A participative financing campaign on the Internet has been put in place to help it settle in its new life.

An African-American sexagenarian was discussed and released on Tuesday by a Missouri court after spending 43 years in Prison after a judicial error. Kevin Strickland, 62, had been sentenced in 1979 to the perpetuity imprisonment by a completely white jury, for a triple murder he has always denied having committed.

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"No material index brought it to the crime and it was sentenced solely on the basis of the testimony" of a survivor which then retracted, took up Judge James Welsh in his decision. In addition, two of the four authors of the murderer raid had formally put it out of order, said the magistrate.

"Tribunal's confidence in Mr. Strickland's sentence is so mined that it can not hold" , "he concluded by ordering the " immediate release " of the prisoner.

The Jackson County Prosecrator, who had requested the cancellation of the conviction, welcomed the decision. "Justice is - finally - made for this man who suffered so much from this tragic judicial error" , said Jean Peters Baker in a statement.

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The name Kevin Strickland has now extended a long list of Americans victims of judicial errors, and is among those who spent the most time behind the bars.

According to the National Registry of Exoners, a project led by several US universities, some 2,500 people laundered by justice in the last thirty years have averaged 13.9 years in prison, with a maximum of 47 years and 2 month.

Get compensation for these lost years not always easy, the Midwest Innocence Project organization, which brought Mr. Strickland's file, set up a participatory Internet funding campaign to help him. Install in its new life.

had recently told him to the Washington Post wanted, once free, to go on his mother's grave, dead this summer, and see, for the first time, the ocean.

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