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San Francisco DA’s Inaugural Innocence Commission Frees Its First Victim of Wrongful Conviction

by Keith Sanders

In April 2022, Joaquin Ciria was exonerated after being wrongfully convicted of killing Felix Bastarrica in 1991. The 61-year-old Ciria, who maintained his innocence from the beginning, became the first person exonerated by a new Innocence Commission under the aegis of now ex-San Francisco District Attorney, Chesa ...

 

 

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