False Confessions Blog

Victims of Brooklyn Detective Scarcella Call for Justice

Victims of infamous Brooklyn detective Louis Scarcella, including some men who have been recently released after decades in prison, joined families of the wrongfully convicted at a news conference on the steps of New York City Hall to ask new Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson to hasten his review of the Scarcella related cases and other questionable convictions by former Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes. Derrick Hamilton (21 years), Sundhe Moses (18 years), Kevin Smith (27 years), all recently released, claim they were wrongfully convicted based upon false evidence obtained by Detective Louis Scarcella and used by prosecutors. Read more

 

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A brutal rape and murder, followed by eight arrests, five confessions, and one DNA match. How did the Norfolk Virginia police go from one assailant to eight? And why would four of these men confess to a brutal crime they didn’t commit? Watch!

West Memphis 3

Arkansas Supreme Court orders new evidentiary hearing for Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley. Visit the Free West Memphis 3 site for more information.

Click here for the decision.

Detroit Free Press

View the videos of a 13-year-old child incriminating his father in the rape of his sister. The father was innocent. Click here to watch the videos.