Two men from Indiana were wrongfully convicted in a 1996 armed robbery because of a false statement from an informant who had sex with the lead detective who set them up. 20 years later, they were found innocent and one of them received $4.9 Million settlement.

LONG-LOST RECORDS SURFACE IN WRONGFUL CONVICTION CASE LONG-LOST RECORDS SURFACE IN WRONGFUL CONVICTION CASE by Christian Sheckler, South Bend Tribune, and Ken Armstrong, ProPublica. This story was originally published by ProPublica. Newly released documents show the lead detective in an Elkhart, Indiana, police investigation that led to a pair of wrongful convictions was forced to …

Two men from Indiana were wrongfully convicted in a 1996 armed robbery because of a false statement from an informant who had sex with the lead detective who set them up. 20 years later, they were found innocent and one of them received $4.9 Million settlement. Read More »