Man cleared of New York City murder after 25 years in prison

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Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:10 am

NEW YORK — From the day of his 1989 arrest in a deadly New York City shooting, Jonathan Fleming said he had been more than 1,000 miles away, on a vacation at Disney World. Despite having documents to back him up, he was convicted of murder.

Prosecutors now agree with him, and Fleming left a Brooklyn court as a free man Tuesday after spending nearly a quarter-century behind bars.

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  • Margaret C de Baca posted at 10:02 am on Fri, Apr 11, 2014.

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    Such is the case of Eresmo Baca. Dectetive rid of a video. Two police officers lied and commited pergury. Security guard fabricated his story. Proofs were presented in court. It was a case of agressive panhandling. Three against one. Stay tuned............

  • Randal Doering posted at 8:57 am on Wed, Apr 9, 2014.

    Neodoering Posts: 47

    My guess is that the prosecutors had a black man to take the fall, and they were happy. If they had to leave out a little exculpatory evidence, what of it? Evidence gets lost every day. So this poor bastard spends 25 years behind bars for someone else's crime and loses his youth and half his middle age in prison. I hope he sues and makes ten million dollars and hope the rest of his life is as easy as the first half was hard.


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