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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Paula Gray

Paula Gray was wrongfully convicted of murder and rape after a false confession was coerced from her. In 1978 Paula Gray was accused of being involved in the abduction,  and murder of a young couple in Chicago’s Ford Lawrence, Lionberg and Carol Schmal, and the rape of Ms. Schmal. Gray would be wrongfully convicted of murder, rape, and perjury. Gray and four co-accused men became suspects in the case after the police received a tip from Charles McCraney. The Police consequently questioned Gray, who was only 17 years of age at the time and was developmentally delayed. The police would question her for two days before she confessed. Her incriminating statements were the basis of the prosecutions case against her and her four co-accused. Her confession would lead to her conviction and that of the four other co-accused- Kenneth Adams, Verneal Jimerson, Willie Rainge, and Dennis…

4 Jan 2017

Is it a Crime to Shoot Someone Who is...

3 Jan 2017

Toronto police officer, James Forcillo, was convicted of attempted murder for shooting, Sammy Yatim, who was already dead at the time the shoots in question were…