Wrongfully Convicted Dallas Man Set To Be Released After 34 Years


In crime news. Dallas man imprisoned or three decades in a deadly. Dallas robbery was wrongfully convicted. That's what dallas county prosecutors said. Yesterday ben spencer fifty-six is expected to be released from jail. This week for the first time in thirty four years prosecutors in the district attorney's office who reviewed his case found that previous prosecutors withheld evidence from spencer's defense team about the robbery and slaying of businessman. Jeffrey young spencer always maintained his innocence. Even though admitting guilt could have meant earning parole years ago cynthia garza chief of the conviction integrity unit said in a written statement. We conducted an independent investigation. And when we did that it was apparent that spencer was wrongfully convicted. The district attorney's office would not say whether they plan to retry spencer. A da's office spokeswoman said the conviction integrity unit is still investigating the case

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