The Innocence Files is an upcoming American crime drama web television series. Here’s all you need to know about Netflix’s upcoming series, “The Innocence Files“. The series will be based on true events, sharing the story of eight people who were accused and convicted for crimes they didn’t even commit in the first place.
The Plot of the Series
The series will have nine episodes and will follow ” The Innocence Project” battle to help them get out of prison. According to the Netflix sypnosis, ” The Innocence Project unravels misssteps and deceit in a series on wrongful convictions, exposing the injustice inflicted on victims and the accused.”
The series is one of the most awaited series on Netflix. It exposes unknown truths about America’s deeply flawed criminal justice system, while depcting when the innocent are convincted , it is not just there life that is damaged beyond repair, it damages their families, loved ones and their trust it the justice system, ultimately making them bitter.
The series is split into three different segments names, ” The Evidence”, ” The witness”and ” The Prosecution”. It emphasizes on reasons and causes behind wrongful convictions such as misidentification, misconduct from the prosecution and unreliable forensic science.
Who’s cases will the show examine ?
The show will examine 8 wrongly accused convicts :
Chester Hollman III – accused of being one of two men in the botched robbery -turned- murder of Tae – Jung Ho, a university of Pennsylvania student , on 20th August 1991.
Kenneth Wyniemko – matched a police composite sketch of sexual assult case , and was identified by the Victim as her attacker , he was sentenced 40-60 years in prison.
Alfred Dewyane Brown – convicted for the capital murder of Houston Police officer Charles Clark during November 2003 botched robbery.
Thomas Hynesworth – arrested at the age of 18 and convicted of four violent rapes , sentenced to a total of 84 years in prison.
Franky Carrillo – convincted of murder despite the fact that he was in a different city at the time, as six eye witnesses told the police they had seen him shoot the gun.
Levon Brooks – accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a three year old girl in Mississippi in the early 90s, sentenced to life in prison due to bite marks on the girl that seems to match it .
Kennedy Brewer – accused of killing his girlfriend’s three year old daughter and then convicted to capital murder and sent to death row.
Keith Harward – convicted of murder and rape of a couple in their home in 1982, despite a dentist saying his teeth didn’t match the bite marks in the forensics report.
Release date of the series The Innocence Files
The Innocence Files is all set to premiere on Netflix on 15th April , 2020.