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Steven Truscott was sentenced to be hanged at only 14 yrs old. Canadian teenager, Steven Truscott was wrongfully convicted of the rape and murder of his classmate Lynn Harper. When he was thirteen his classmate Lynn Harper was found raped and strangled to death in the woods by her home. It was alleged that Truscott had ridden Harper on his bicycle handle bars towards her home and that en route to her house he had taken her to the woods and raped and strangled her. As he was the last known witness to see her alive he was an automatic suspect. Truscott maintained his innocence throughout his ordeal maintaining that he had dropped Harper off at a road crossing and witnessed her getting into an unknown vehicle. Truscott was taken into custody on June 12th 1959 and on June 13th he was charged with first-degree murder…

11 May 2016

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20 Apr 2016

In recognition of those who have suffered the injustice of a wrongful conviction and those devoted to their defence. #wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays tell the stories of individuals who have endured a conviction…

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13 Apr 2016

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays Brian Banks, famous NFL running back was wrongfully convicted of forceful rape and kidnapping In recognition of those who have suffered the injustice of a…

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6 Apr 2016

In recognition of those who have suffered the injustice of a wrongful conviction and those devoted to their defence. #wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays tell the stories of individuals who have endured a conviction…

Richard Rosario #wrongfullyconvictedwednesday

6 Apr 2016

In recognition of those who have suffered the injustice of a wrongful conviction and those devoted to their defence. #wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays tell the stories of individuals who have endured a conviction…

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30 Mar 2016

Dewey Bozella, American boxer, spent 26 years incarcerated for a crime he didn’t commit. #wrongfullyconvitedwednesdays In recognition of those who have suffered the injustice of a…

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23 Mar 2016

Toronto criminal lawyers, Kostman & Pyzer, launch #wrongfullyconvicted wednesdays with Ruben “Hurricane” Carter. Toronto Defence Lawyers is very proud to announce the launch of #wrongfullyconvictedwednesdays, in…