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The makings of a false confession

Eddie Lowery visited Washburn Law School this week to teach students about wrongful convictions through personal experience. In 1981, Lowery confessed to a rape he didn’t commit. DNA evidence eventually exonerated Lowery in 2003 with the help of the Innocence Project. Lowery was arrested as a 22-year-old soldier at Fort Riley, who was living off base in Ogden, Kan. He discussed how he could confess to a crime he didn’t commit.

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