Wednesday, March 29, 2023

A US man has been released from prison after 38 years for rape and murder

Hey Los Angeles County Superior Court he declared innocent to Maurice Hasting, the man who passed away 38 years in prison after the judgment 1983 of robbery with murder and INJURY which he did not do

“I’m happy now”

As reported in the chain SnoringHasting means a lot. “I am grateful for the condemnation and for the apology. That was all wonderful today,” Hastings said in a press conference after hearing the sentence. “I’m ready to move on with my life. I’m happy now,” he said.

Maurice Hastings is now 69 years and after DNA testing, he was found not guilty and put on trial. freedom in October on the contrary, the witnesses confirmed elsewhere and without physical evidence of his guilt. He was allegedly sexually abused and later killed when a shooting to a woman named Roberta Wydermyer. His body was found in a trunk coach Hastings, which caused him to become a suspect in the main case.

Telemundo reported that the District Attorney’s Office initially proposed the death penalty for the defendant, but a second jury ended up sentencing him to life in prison in 1988.

All the while, Mauricius has defended his innocent position, claiming in 2000 DNA tests of semen samples collected in an oral swab, taken from the victim’s corpse. But this the application was rejected.

Two years ago, in 2021, the defendant entered a plea of ​​not guilty before the Conviction Integrity Unit and conducted DNA tests by the District Attorney to ensure that the seed did not belong to Hastings, after almost all of the events. 40 years behind bars.

This was the way in which the Americans could finally be acquitted. “After spending almost four decades in prison, he tried every way to prove his innocence, when he repeatedly denied it, but Mr. Hastings remained steadfast and faithful that one day his innocence would be heard by a judge,” said George Gascon, district attorney; in a statement quoted by the Angels Times.

That is the real crime of the offender

According to California State University, the DNA from the sample a Cotton netting Hastings, the perpetrator of the crime, was found out after the attack. So he finally asked for it Kenneth Packnett, whose DNA matched the sperm samples examined. This man died into it 2020 while serving for damnation rapturous and disturbing.

Assistant prosecutor Martha Carrillo transferred to Hastings “a sorry that we owed him a long time ago” for the Office of the Prosecutor.” He is sorry. I am very sorry for the injustice, for the immense injustice, which the Office of the Prosecutor and the penal system have committed against you. There is a lot to learn from all of these (…). “I don’t know how to say ‘I’m sorry’ for 38 years in prison and I don’t know,” Carrillo said.

On the other hand, this prosecutor also issued his apology for not previously responding to Hasting’s requests to perform a DNA test on the sample.

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