1991 Murder Conviction Tossed For Derrick Hamilton In Case Tied To Infamous NYPD Detective Scarcella
A New York City judge has tossed out a 1991 murder conviction against a man who says he was framed by a now-retired detective.
Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson’s office announced Monday that he will exonerate Derrick Hamilton, who served 21 years in prison on a wrongful conviction after saying he was framed by an allegedly crooked police detective.
A group of New York City men who say they were framed by a crooked police detective decades ago want prosecutors to speed up an ongoing review of the detective’s cases.
Juan Acevedo surrendered to police in a Pennsylvania convenience store parking lot on Wednesday.