Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at 10:34 am
White Plains, Westchester County (WABC) — The Westchester County District Attorney will push to vacate the conviction of a man who has apparently been exonerated by DNA.
Leonard Mack served more than seven years in state prison for a 1975 rape in Fort Greene that he apparently did not commit.
According to the Innocence Project, this will be the oldest DNA exoneration in US history
On Tuesday, Westchester District Attorney Miriam Rocah and the Innocence Project will appear before a state Supreme Court judge to ask her to vacate Mack’s conviction.
Rocca is expected to hold a news conference on the case immediately after his court appearance.
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