A Chicago man who was exonerated after he was wrongfully imprisoned for a 1991 murder he did not commit is now suing the city and detectives for framing him, Your Content has learned.
Daniel Rodriguez spent 17 years behind bars after he was convicted in the 1991 shooting death of Jose ‘Junito’ Hernandez, Jr.
Rodriguez says former Chicago Police Department Detective Reynaldo Guevara physically abused and threatened him into a ‘false confession’
Cook County Judge Sophia Atcherson vacated Rodriquez’s conviction based on allegations of misconduct by Guevara.
On Monday, he filed a civil suit against the city of Chicago, Guevara, and several other detectives involved in the case,‘according to FlipBoard.