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In Prison for 23 years for a crime he did not commit...

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10 Facts About Leon's Case


Misidentification by the state's sole witness


First trial ended on March 24, 1999 in a hung jury

Witness Testimony

New witness testimony that has never been heard

Federal appeal

Filing and requesting to be released under federal law

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free
human being with an independent will. 

 Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

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Leon Benson # 995256​

Correctional Industrial Facility 

PO Box 600

Pendleton, IN 46064-9001


Phone: (248) 250-4529

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