Man seeks freedom after judge tosses decades-old rape case

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WTOP—BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man could be freed Tuesday after nearly 50 years in prison for a rape conviction recently thrown out by a judge who concluded authorities withheld evidence. State District… The post Man seeks freedom after judge tosses decades-old rape case appeared first on WTOP.

Man seeks freedom after judge tosses decades-old rape case. A Louisiana man could be freed Tuesday after nearly 50 years in prison for a rape conviction recently thrown out by a judge who concluded authorities withheld evidence. State District Court Judge Richard Anderson overturned Wilbert Jones' conviction Oct. 31, saying the case against him was...