After 17 Yrs, Man Free From Prison Because They Found His Look-A-Like

February 08, 2018 lil teryan 0 Comments


A judge ordered his release in light of the fact that there was no physical, DNA or unique mark prove that attached him to the wrongdoing and the people who blamed him for burglary couldn’t tell Richard, on the right, from ” Ricky’, left.

We report bunches of stories here on TCP (Thechangepost), yet this is quite unfathomable. We couldn’t make this stuff up on the off chance that we wanted to. Richard Anthony Jones from Kansas City, Kansas, was released on Thursday in light of the fact that a judge announced there was no longer adequate confirmation to convict him.

A man who spent 17 years in jail for a wrongdoing he didn’t confer has been discharged after police discovered a person who looked just like him.

How It All Started


Suspects introduced to the victims at the time waere ‘exceptionally suggestive’ in light of the fact that he was the only one who looked like the robber.

As per DailyMail, Jones had been imprisoned for grand theft in 1999 because of an observers account. Amid another hearing into his case, witnesses who affirmed against him said they couldn’t tell Jones from ‘Ricky’, whose similarity to the liberated man is uncanny and who shockingly shares his initially name. The judge requested Jones’ discharge on the grounds that there was no physical, DNA or unique finger print prove that attached him to the wrongdoing.


His Lookalike!


Ricky’s picture is on the left, and Richard (carbon copy) in on the right side of the picture.

In addition, Jones lived on the opposite side of Kansas while his lookalike lived in a similar zone the robbery happened.


Jones advanced his case a few times without much of any result while he served his 19-year imprison sentence. Two years back anyway, he caught wind of a man in jail who looked simply like him and even shared his initially name. Understanding this could be the way to his exemption, he reached the Midwest Innocent Project – a non-benefit association that gives legitimate administrations to the wrongly-indicted – to help contend his case.


Richard’s conviction was at long last toppled and, in the wake of burning through 17 long years in jail, he was discharged from guardianship on June 8, 2017.

Jones is presently absorbing to life after prison and says he’s cheerful to be back with his youngsters.


A GoFundMe has been setup for Richard Jones by his family. The assets will go straightforwardly to Richard to help facilitate the unfairness that occurred. This cash will enable him to acclimatize once more into society and enable him to invest energy reconnecting with his family and companions in the wake of 17 prolonged years.

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