Why won't Christie's AG step up for the wrongfully convicted? | Editorial

The screaming injustice in Passaic County continues: Two men, imprisoned for more than 24 years for the murder of a young man minding his uncle’s video store, were recently cleared by DNA evidence – yet remain locked up.

The Innocence Project found the stunning new evidence that convinced a judge to overturn their convictions, and pointed clearly to another suspect: an ex-con who did time for an uncannily similar attack.

But prosecutors in Passaic County are refusing to even question that felon, who is still on the loose. They are vowing to appeal, and conceding no wrongdoing.

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Source: NJ.com Passaic

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