Documentary "Scenes of a Crime" Leads to Re-Trial of Man Coerced into Wrongful Confession

  • By Anthony Kaufman
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  • February 20, 2014 5:06 PM
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Documentary filmmakers Blue Hadaegh and Grover Babcock are rejoicing with the landmark ruling today by New York's Court of Appeals, declaring that Adrian Thomas, the subject of their doc "Scenes of a Crime," underwent a "coercive" interrogation and that his confession was "involuntary." The 31-year-old man, who was convicted of killing his own child and was sentence to a lifetime in prison, will now have a re-trial.

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