31 homicide cases under review as detectives accused of coercion

The district attorney’s office in Bronx, New York, is reviewing three detectives’ previous cases. They’re accused of coercing false confessions from suspects.
0:27 | 02/16/21

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We turn next here tonight of that investigation into potentially 31 homicide case is here in New York City. The new times reporting tonight the Bronx DA's office is now reviewing cases by three detectives accused of coercing false confessions from suspects. The allegedly forced a confession from then sixteen year old Hugh Burton who wrongly spent nearly twenty years in prison for killing his mother before being cleared in 2019. Now dozens of cases by the same detectives are under review.

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