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Man Wrongly Convicted Freed After 35 Years

James Bain has a remarkable attitude after being wrongly convicted and imprisoned for 35 years in Florida.

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On December 17, 2009, James Bain was freed from prison after postconviction DNA testing proved his innocence of a 1974 rape and kidnapping. At the time of his release, Bain’s 35 years spent in prison was the longest time served by any of the DNA exonerees nationwide.

The Crime

Late on the night of March 4, 1974, the victim was taken from his bedroom through a window to a nearby field and raped by an unknown male. When the victim returned home, he was wearing only a white t-shirt and jockey underwear. The police collected his underwear and sent it to the FBI for serological testing. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 26, 2010 in American Genocide

 

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