Raymond Santana and Yusef Salaam, two members of the Central Park Five, who were wrongfully convicted of raping a jogger in the late 1980s, spoke with VladTV about their time in prison and later being found innocent.
Both Raymond and Yusef revealed they spent close to seven years in jail before Matias Reyes came forward and admitted to raping the woman. Reyes also confessed to several other heinous crimes, and his DNA was a match in the Central Park Five case.
Hit the above clip to hear more of what Raymond and Yusef had to say, including winning a case against New York for wrongful conviction and what it felt like to be found innocent.
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