Kenneth Ireland Seeks 8mil After 21 Year Wrongful Imprisonment

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Aug. 11, 2014

Kenneth Ireland of Connecticut was wrongfully imprisoned after being found guilty of rape and murder when a DNA test proved 21 years after he had been locked up that he did not commit the crimes. Imprisoned at 18, Ireland has been released at age 39 and is now seeking up to eight million dollars from the state of Connecticut. We look at problems within the system that allow for wrongful imprisonment to happen and how situations like this can be prevented, in this Lip News clip with Gabriel Mizrahi and Lissette Padilla.