Man in jail for 50 years to walk free after rape case tossed

New York Post -

New York Post—BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana man who has spent nearly 50 years in prison is expected to be released Wednesday, about two weeks after a judge overturned his conviction in the kidnapping and rape of a nurse. Wilbert Jones didn’t show any visible reaction when State District Court Judge Richard Anderson set his bail...

In prison for nearly 50 years, Louisiana man to be freed after rape conviction tossed. State District Court Judge Richard Anderson has said the case against Wilbert Jones, 65, was “weak at best.”