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WI Innocence Project Helps Reverse Wrongful Murder Conviction

From UW Madison News:

Robert Lee Stinson, a Milwaukee man convicted of homicide in 1985, is expected to be released from prison today (Jan. 30, 2009) based on new evidence of his innocence.

Stinson's attorneys with the Wisconsin Innocence Project and Milwaukee County District Attorney Norm Gahn have agreed that the new evidence -- consisting of new forensic analysis of bite mark evidence and new exculpatory DNA evidence -- requires setting aside Stinson's conviction. Pending the expected approval of the court, Stinson will walk out the doors of New Lisbon Correctional Institution after 23 years of wrongful incarceration.