Demond Weston Released From Prison, Returns Home After 29 Years As Prosecutors Drop Murder ChargeWeston has long claimed Chicago police detectives tortured him into a false confession in the killing of 19-year-old Joseph Watson in 1990.
Vacated Conviction Leaves Former Inmate 'Emotional, Anxious'
Man's Double-Murder Charges Dropped After 27 Years In PrisonJose Maysonet has maintained that he was framed by Chicago Police detective Reynaldo Guevara for 27 years.
Man Framed By Crooked Chicago Cop Has Conviction VacatedCook County prosecutors agreed Wednesday to vacate the conviction of a man who was arrested by corrupt Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald Watts and his officers — the third time this year that someone arrested by Watts’ team has been exonerated.
Man’s Double-Murder Conviction Vacated, Granted New TrialJose Maysonet says he was forced to confess to murder by a Chicago detective who savagely beat him. On Oct. 26, 2016, he had his conviction vacated and was granted a new trial.
Man Freed After Serving 10 Years For Murder He Didn't CommitKane County prosecutors say asking a judge to vacate a man's 2002 murder conviction was "the right thing to do."