wrongfully convicted

May 28, 2019 - 4:54 am
One year after lawmakers agreed to compensate people who were wrongfully convicted and incarcerated, Kansas has paid two of five claims. Kansas has agreed to pay $1.1 million to Richard Jones of Kansas City, who spent 17 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of a robbery that he says was...
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June 13, 2017 - 5:12 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A man who spent nearly 17 years in prison for a robbery in 1999 is free after supporters found another man who looked like him and lived near the crime scene. Richard Anthony Jones of Kansas City, Missouri was freed Thursday. He always maintained he didn't commit the robbery...
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