Tag: Brooklyn

Jan 11

Derrick Hamilton Exonerated 22 Years After Wrongful New York Murder Conviction

Derrick Hamilton outside the New York 2nd Appellate Court Building in January 2014 (James Keivom, NY Daily News)

Derrick Hamilton’s indictment for the murder of Nathaniel Cash in New York City in 1991 was dismissed on January 9, 2015. Kings County Supreme Court Justice Raymond Guzman granted the motion to dismiss submitted by the Kings County (Brooklyn) District Attorney’s Office. Justice Denied first reported on Hamilton’s case in the summer of 2008 after …

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Apr 16

Jonathan Fleming Released After 25 Years For New York Murder Committed When He Was At Disney World

Jonathan Fleming leaving the courthouse after his release on April 9, 2014 (AP)

Jonathan Fleming has been released after almost 25 years of imprisonment for a New York murder committed when he was 1,100 miles away in Florida. On August 15, 1989 Fleming was vacationing with his family at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Fleming was 1,100 miles from his home in Brooklyn, where an acquaintance was …

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Jan 21

Derrick Hamilton Entitled To Actual Innocence Hearing Rules NY Appeals Court

Derrick Hamilton after his release in December 2011 (Jesse A. Ward, New York Daily News)

New York’s Appeals Court ruled on January 15, 2014 that Derrick Hamilton is entitled to a hearing to determine if his new evidence proves his actual innocence of a 1991 murder in Brooklyn. The state court ruling establishes the precedent that an imprisoned or paroled person in New York claiming actual innocence can have their …

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May 31

Oswind David Released After 4-1/2 Years Imprisonment For A Non-Existent Assault Charge

Oswind David Released After 4-1/2 Years Imprisonment For A Non-Existent Assault Charge

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Mar 11

Derrick Hamilton’s Alibi By Police Officer He Was 82 Miles From 1991 Murder Ignored By The Courts

Derrick Hamilton’s Alibi By Police Officer He Was 82 Miles From 1991 Murder Ignored By The Courts

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