Willie Veasy

Shaurn Thomas and James Figorski.
Courtesy of James Figorski
Flashpoint
January 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
The City of Philadelphia will pay out over $4 million to settle civil rights claims brought by a man who spent 24 years behind bars for a murder he did not commit. His wrongful conviction was linked to two rogue detectives. Read more here.
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Willie Veasy is one of the 17 wrongfully convicted people to find freedom with help from Pennsylvania Innocence Project.
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Cherri Gregg
October 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Innocence Project , which has helped 17 wrongfully convicted people find freedom, will celebrate its 10th anniversary Wednesday night at a gala at the National Constitution Center.
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spentWillieVeasy, who spent 27 years behind bars for a murder he says he did not commit, is now free.
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Cherri Gregg
October 09, 2019 - 1:55 pm
A Philadelphia man who spent 27 years behind bars for a murder he says he did not commit is now free — the 10th person to be exonerated under the leadership of District Attorney Larry Krasner. Read more here.
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Ketra Veasy, Willie Veasy's sister at the court giving an interview.
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Cherri Gregg
October 01, 2019 - 6:57 pm
A Philadelphia man who has maintained his innocence in connection with a decades old murder case had hoped he would be freed Tuesday, but he'll have another week to learn his fate. The district attorney filed documents requesting that he be freed.
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