New York Post: Derrick Deacon, wrongfully imprisoned for 25 years, suing New York for $25 million

Derrick Deacon was acquitted last November in a

Derrick Deacon was acquitted last November in a 1989 Flatbush murder. (April 14, 2014 6:12 PM)

A Brooklyn man who spent 25 years in prison for a crime he did not commit is now suing New York, according to the New York Post.

Derrick Deacon, 58, was acquitted last November. He was granted a new trial in 2012 after the FBI identified a different man who was responsible for a 1989 murder in Flatbush.

Deacon is reportedly suing the state for $25 million....

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