Wis. man exonerated after 23 years in prison seeks compensation | WFRV Green Bay: Northeast Wisconsin News, Weather and Sports | Local

Posted: December 30, 2010 by scaryhouse in Uncategorized

WFRV NewsStory Created: Dec 29, 2010 at 8:23 AM CSTStory Updated: Dec 29, 2010 at 8:23 AM CST MILWAUKEE, Wis. AP– A man who spent 23 years in prison for a homicide he didnt commit has been exonerated and is now seeking compensation. The Wisconsin Claims Board has agreed to pay a Milwaukee man $25,000 dollars for the wrongful conviction. The board has also agreed to ask the State Legislature for an additional $90,000 dollars in compensation for Robert Lee Stintson. Stintson was convicted in 1985 in the death a 63-year-old Milwaukee woman. New DNA evidence help set him free.

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