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Monday, 21 June 2021

Man who spent 18 years on death row declared innocent, awarded compensation

Credit: Idaho On Your Side
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Man who spent 18 years on death row declared innocent, awarded compensation
Man who spent 18 years on death row declared innocent, awarded compensation
Man who spent 18 years on death row declared innocent, awarded compensation

CONVICTION ACTWAS SIGNED INTOLAW THIS PASTMARCH BYGOVERNOR BRADLITTLE... AND NOWONE MAN IS SET TOBE COMPENSATEDFOR THE 18 YEARSHE WRONGFULLYSERVED ON DEATHROW.STEHANIE GARIBAYHAS MORE ON WHATHIS PLANS ARE FORTHE FUTURE"WE ARE ALL GOINGTO GO GET THECHECK TOGETHERQUIETLY.

HE DOESN'TWANT A LOT OFPRESS THERE, BUT IJUST WANT TO SEEHIM HOLDSOMETHINGTANGIBLE THAT SAYSYOU'RE INNOCENTAND WE'RE SORRYCHARLES FOR WHATHAPPENED TO YOU."WITH THATCOMPENSATIONCHARLES FAIN...AMAN WHO WASWRONGFULLYCONVICTED OF THERAPE AND MURDEROF A NINE YEAR OLDGIRL...PLANS TOFINALLY RETIRE"HE'S 74 SO I CALLEDTHE STATECONTROLLER JUSTNOW AND TALKED TOTHE OFFICERS LIKEWHAT DAY CANCHARLES GO PICKUP HIS CHECK?BECAUSE HE'S BEENWORKING SINCE HEGOT OUT OF PRISONIN 2001 AND HE'DLIKE TO RETIRE."THE WRONGFULCONVICTION ACTWILL GIVEEXONEREES 62THOUSAND DOLLARSFOR EACH YEAR OFWRONGFULIMPRISONMENT OR 75THOUSAND DOLLARSFOR EACH YEARWRONGFULLYSERVED ON DEATHROW...MEANINGCHARLES IS SET TORECEIVE MORE THANONE MILLIONDOLLARS...BUTTHERE'S ONE GROUPOF PEOPLE CHARLESKEEPS IN MIND."HE SAID TO MAKESURE THAT WETALKED ABOUT THEVICTIM'S FAMILY.

I'MSORRY THAT'S KINDOF HARD TO DO,ANYWAY HE SAID HEWANTS FOLKS TOKNOW THAT HEFEELS COMPASSIONFOR THEM AND THATTHEY ARE NOTGETTINGCOMPENSATED."APART FROM BEINGCOMPENSATEDCHARLES FAIN ALSORECEIVED ACERTIFICATE OFINNOCENCE WHICH ISPRETTY MUCH THESTATE OF IDAHOSAYING SORRY."SO GETTING THATCERTIFICATE OFINNOCENCE THAT'SSOMETHING THEYCOULD SHOWEMPLOYERS THEYLANDLORDS THATEVEN THOUGH ITSAYS I'M AMURDERER ON ALIST, NO NO I HAVE ACERTIFICATE OFINNOCENCE."THE GOAL OF THEIDAHO INNOCENCEPROJECT IS TOCONTINUE TO HELPGET OTHERS...LIKECHARLES FAIN..WHOWERE WRONGFULLYCONVICTED GET THEJUSTICE THEYDESERVE"HE ALSO SAID HE'SHAPPY TO SEE HISLIFE FREED FROMTHIS TRAGEDY TOGET ON WITH HISLIFE SO THERE'SGOOD NEWS HERE.AND I JUST WANT TOSEE CHARLES IN ATRUCK."STEPHANIE GARIBAYIDAHO NEWS 6THE COMPENSATIONAWARDED TO THESEINDIVIDUALS WILLCOME FROM THEINNOCENCE FUNDSET UP THROUGHTHE STATE... AND THECOURT WILL NEED TOAWARD ACERTIFICATE OFINNOCENCE TOTHESE INDIVIDUALS.

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