Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Horrific Story about a Woman Wrongly Convicted of Making a False Allegation

While many stories about the wrongly accused and convicted on this blog involve a male victim of a false allegation, here is an article about a female who was wrongly accused and convicted of making a false statement and how some thorough detective work in another state led to her exoneration.

This is a fascinating article that highlights DNA evidence, counter-intuitive victim behavior, and police coercion resulting in a false confession.  It also shows the mindset of a serial rapist and the importance for law enforcement to conduct a thorough investigation before jumping to conclusions.