A Massachusetts judge granted a hearing to examine whether police tampered with evidence in the case of Darrell Jones, convicted three decades ago for...
Attorneys for Jones say tape instrumental in his conviction was edited by police to possibly remove exculpatory statements.
A judge has scheduled a hearing in the case of Darrell Jones, whose murder conviction was the subject of a story by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and WBUR public radio in January.
Join us for a live chat on Wednesday, January 13th at 2pm. Our panel consists of reporters from NECIR and WBUR, as well as legal experts working to overturn potential wrongful convictions.
More than 300 exonerations based on DNA evidence have shown how often the U.S. justice system sends innocent people to jail. They have also inspired a new wave of cases that allege police misconduct, unreliable eyewitnesses, and incompetent defense. In this collaboration with WBUR, we investigate the case of Darrell Jones, who's served 30 years for a murder he says he didn't commit.