Justice for Jerrin Hickman

Jerrin's GoFundMe Page

Imagine your loved one leaving for work on December 8th, 2008 and not being allowed to return home! This is the nightmare me and my family have been forced to live with and face ever since. He should have never been accused, arrested, taken to trial or convicted. He was misidentified in a case that was only based on circumstantial evidence, the only evidence that applied to him was being there…not his gun, not his fingerprint, not his fight. He was there and misidentified by two young white women who said, “All black men look the same,” that is all it took: an accusation and being mistaken for someone else. Guilty verdict: December 2009. Sent to prison: January 2010. It took several more years for us to win in direct-appeal in March 2013. He should have come home, right? No, the state has continued to keep him in prison with full knowledge that it was a wrongful conviction, the wrong person! The state continues to hold him rather than admit there has been a gross miscarriage of justice. I can’t tell you how much this has cost me and my family in lost time and money trying to fight for his release and life. Imagine trying to hire/retain/pay attorneys for more than 13 years! That is what my grandmother has had to do for all these years. She is now a retired senior citizen living on a pension and social security. I have spent more than half my life waiting for him to come home… my little brother has been waiting his entire life! My dad has done everything he can do from prison; me and my family continue to do all we can from the outside. We need your assistance and your donations in order to keep paying for his legal fees.

Please donate to our fund and help us get him home!
Donate at: https://gofund.me/921e4419

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