Johnny Hincapie leaves the courthouse in New York in 2017. File photo: AP
Johnny Hincapie leaves the courthouse in New York in 2017. File photo: AP

Man to get almost US$18 million for wrongful conviction over New York killing after 25 years in prison

  • Johnny Hincapie, accused of fatally stabbing a tourist on a subway station platform in 1990, said he was coerced to falsely confess to the crime
  • ‘I am fortunate that my innocence has finally been acknowledged by my city and my state,’ he said

Johnny Hincapie leaves the courthouse in New York in 2017. File photo: AP
Johnny Hincapie leaves the courthouse in New York in 2017. File photo: AP
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