For more than 30 years, James Jenkins has been in prison on a murder conviction, but he insists he’s an innocent man.

Jenkins was convicted in a case worked by retired NYPD Det. Louis Scarcella. Scarcella’s investigative tactics have come into question after 15 people he helped convict were exonerated

A court hearing underway in Brooklyn could help Jenkins clear his name. 

Jenkins was convicted in the 1986 murder of Jamie Prieto. Prieto was gunned down in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn — the unintended target of a shooting. Scarcella arrested Jenkins weeks later.

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — For more than 30 years, James Jenkins has been in prison on a murder conviction, but he insists he’s an innocent man.

Jenkins was convicted in a case worked by retired NYPD Det. Louis Scarcella. Scarcella’s investigative tactics have come into question after 15 people he helped […]

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