October 16, 2014 7:11 am -

[su_center_ad]A Brooklyn man convicted of murder was ordered free Wednesday after he spent 29 years in prison for crimes he did not commit. The convictions of David McCallum and his late co-defendant, Willie Stuckey, were overturned by a judge at the prosecutor’s request. McCallum, who was 16-years-old when he was found guilty of kidnapping and murdering…


D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

5 responses to 29 Years In Prison For A Crime He Didn’t Commit

  1. rg9rts October 16th, 2014 at 8:01 am

    Wonder what kind of settlement will be made…how much is 29 years in prison worth???

    • Margie Bateman Osgood October 16th, 2014 at 11:08 am

      Somehow I have a feeling that his freedom is priceless, I may be wrong, but he didn’t sound like the settlement type. If it were me, that would be all I needed.

  2. Hirightnow October 16th, 2014 at 8:43 am

    Well done Ken Thompson; America needs more like you.

  3. Denise October 16th, 2014 at 9:33 am

    16 in 1985. he’s spent more time incarcerated than he spent outside a prison. he will feel like he’s on another planet, so much has changed in nearly 30 years! I wish him nothing but peace and happiness.

  4. Mike Butkus Jr. October 16th, 2014 at 6:41 pm

    To be held captive in your own country because you don’t have enough money for “fair” justice is a crime unto itself.
    Land of the free (If you can afford it)