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Jonathan's Story

Jonathan Fleming, was charged in 1989 for the death of Darryl Rush a crime he did not commit. Despite a time stamped receipt, along with statements from his loved ones placing him with his family at Disney World at the time of the murder he would still face the ultimate injustice of being found guilty and serving 24 Years..7 months..and 20 Days in prison. He always fought for his innocence…

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``I knew I was innocent, I kept faith. I kept faith in God. I said he's going to get me through this, and I will prove my innocence.``

Jonathan Fleming

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By Crimesider Staff AP April 8, 2014, 3:37 PM Man cleared of NYC murder after 25 years in prison Jonathan Fleming, hugs his attorney Anthony Mayol while his other attorney Taylor Koss applaud in Brooklyn’s Supreme court, after a judge declared him a free man on Tuesday April 8, 2014 in New York. Fleming, who...

New York City to pay $6.25m to man falsely convicted and jailed for 25 years Jonathan Fleming was at Disney World when his friend was murdered Comptroller: settlement to make up for ‘injustice committed against him’

Jonathan Fleming, Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder, Wants An Apology After 24 Years In Prison

America Strong: Stranger Raises $35k for Exonerated Prisoner

NEW YORK (AP) — From the day of his 1989 arrest in a deadly New York City shooting, Jonathan Fleming said he had been more than 1,000 miles away, on a vacation at Disney World. Despite having documents to back him up, he was convicted of murder.

Jonathan Fleming, 51, spent nearly half of his life behind bars for a 1989 murder he didn’t commit. As he adjusts to a new world and revels in his new life, Fleming takes the Daily News inside of his struggle against injustice.

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