What do you do if a witness testified & identified my friend as being in the vicinity of a crime & testified to have spoken to the accused directly, only to have someone completely different admit that he was the one the witness spoke to over 20 years later? In addition to the circumstantial evidence that sent him to prison for life, this juvenile lifer, was found guilty based on this witness testimony, who is the wife of a fireman. Both the actual person who the witness spoke with and the accused were young. The person who the witness said she spoke to wants to come forward and admit it was him that she spoke to not the accused, how would he go about presenting this evidence? Could this new information free my friend who has served almost 21 years which is part of a 50 to life resentencing verdict; for a crime he didn't commit?!
A PCRA after discovered evidence would have to be prepared and filed with the court.
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