Texas mom convicted in foster son’s salt-poisoning death to get nearly $600G for wrongful jailing
ABC News reported that the Texas comptroller told Hannah Overton on Tuesday that she would receive a check for $573,333.33 for wrongful incarceration.
She also is qualified to receive insurance and education benefits, and next year she’ll get an annuity …
After 23 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment, Not One Dime
How much are 23 years of a person’s life worth?
Nothing, if those years were spent in a Kansas prison after a wrongful conviction.
Last October, Lamonte McIntyre was set free after he was exonerated of the double murder for which he was convicted in 1994.
Man gets nothing from state after 23-year wrongful imprisonment
The wrongful conviction of a teenager in Kansas has the state attorney reexamining the circumstances leading to his more than two decades in prison.
The case is also turning up possible problems with about a dozen other convictions.