This is one of several trailers and promotional reels for The Reporters Inc.'s upcoming new documentary series about wrongful convictions in the U.S., "Guilty Until Proven Innocent."
This trailer focuses on the case of Lamont McKoy. At the age of 19, McKoy was sentenced to life in prison for the death of a Fayetteville, North Carolina man in 1990. Never wavering in his innocence, McKoy has spent close to 30 years fighting to have evidence presented in court that he believes will clear him. Was he framed by police? Was a drug-addicted informant bribed to place McKoy at the scene of the crime? Did a federal investigation reveal that the crime actually took place in a different location? Is a man currently in federal prison the true murderer? Duke University School of Law's Wrongful Conviction Unit has taken Lamont's case and is working to exonerate him.
This 8-minute video is a condensed version of the story The Reporters Inc. plans to tell about McKoy's case in "Guilty Until Proven Innocent."
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