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Prosecutions Under Review For Detective Involved In Wrongful Conviction Of David Ranta

Prosecutors said 2 months after a high-profile 1990 murder case he investigated was thrown out, dozens more convictions associated with retired detective Louis Scarcella are under review.

05/12/2013

David Ranta (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Frees Man Convicted In 1990 Killing Of Brooklyn Rabbi

“I’m overwhelmed. I feel like I’m under water, swimming. Like I said from the beginning, I had nothing to do with this case,” 58-year-old David Ranta said after leaving state court in Brooklyn.

03/21/2013

David Ranta (credit: CBS 2)

Man Convicted In Brooklyn Rabbi’s 1990 Killing Expected To Be Set Free

A man wrongly convicted of murdering a Brooklyn rabbi two decades ago is about to be sprung from a state prison, after serving almost his entire prison term.

03/20/2013