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PI’s Declassified!

PI’s Declassified!

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December 20th 2012:The Gift of Exoneration: Franky Carrillo

19+ years in prison! “Franky Carrillo was convicted of a 1991 murder based on identification testimony from six people, including the victim’s son. All six have now admitted they did not really see anything and were influenced to make their identifications of Carillo. In addition two other men have confessed to the shooting and said Carrillo was not involved … the eyewitness who was the first to implicate Carrillo back in 1991 took the witness stand and apologized to Carrillo, saying he was willing to accept punishment for what he had done because he knew that it was wrong and that he had stol

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Francisco “Franky” Carrillo

Francisco “Franky” Carrillo, now 37, was 16 when he went to Folsom prison to serve two life terms for a drive-by shooting on a Lynwood, California street. He was tried twice with the first jury deadlocked, but convicted in 1991. The initial statements demonstrated how little the witnesses saw. Franky became a suspect after law enforcement believed Franky was the perpetrator in another shooting due to a mix-up in street names. Doubt of Franky’s innocence was raised almost immediately after his sentencing with information from a new eye witness, but a trial judge denied the request. Years later, notes were found in the investigator’s file where this same witness admitted participation in the
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Maitreya Badami

Maitreya Badami is a supervising attorney at the Northern California Innocence Project (NCIP). In addition to investigating and litigating claims of wrongful conviction based on factual innocence, Maitreya is involved in policy advocacy in support of reforming the procedures California police departments use in obtaining eyewitness identification evidence. Eyewitness misidentification is the single largest contributor to wrongful convictions, and Maitreya is currently working with a number of allies in police departments statewide to bring about the adoption of updated procedures designed to reduce the wrongful identification of an innocent suspect. Before joining NCIP, Maitreya spent 16 y
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1748/pis-declassified 19/11/2017 06:00 19/11/2017 07:00 PI’s Declassified! https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1748/pis-declassified 19+ years in prison! “Franky Carrillo was convicted of a 1991 murder based on identification testimony from six people, including the victim’s son. All six have now admitted they did not really see anything and were influenced to make their identifications of Carillo. In addition two other men have confessed to the shooting and said Carrillo was not involved … the eyewitness who was the first to implicate Carrillo back in 1991 took the witness stand and apologized to Carrillo, saying he was willing to accept punishment for what he had done because he knew that it was wrong and that he had stolen the life of an innocent man…” (Santa Clara Law News & Events). Maitreya Badami, attorney with the Northern California Innocence Project will join Franky to tell of his long journey toward exoneration. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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