Friday, 11 April 2014
The Sick, Twisted Reason This Man Lost 24 Years Of His Life
"In 1989, Jonathan Fleming was convicted of a Brooklyn murder that from day one he insisted he did not commit. After nearly 25 years behind bars, Fleming is now a free man.
Fleming explained to HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski that a recent reexamination of the case revealed two key pieces of evidence that led to his exoneration: one being a receipt and another being eyewitness testimony -- both of which confirmed his alibi that he was in Florida, not Brooklyn, at the time of the murder.
While Fleming says that he isn't bitter about his wrongful conviction, and is only focused on moving forward with his life, he still wants an apology."* Steve Oh, Jimmy Dore (The Jimmy Dore Show), Gina Grad (Gina Grad Show, Pretty Good Podcast) and Dave Rubin (The Rubin Report) break it down.
*Read more here from Kira Brekke / The Huffington Post:
Posted by Irishgreeneyes at 00:10