Man wrongfully convicted for 1996 murder speaks out after released almost 20 years later

Posted at 8:16 AM, Mar 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-25 08:29:38-04

For the first time in nearly 20 years, Richard Rosario is a free man. The 39-year-old man was wrongfully convicted for a 1996 murder. At the time of the murder, Rosario was in Florida, but the Bronx DA and appellate courts stood by the conviction.

Richard Rosario and Rebecca Freedman, assistant director of the Exoneration Initiative, talked about the 1996 murder case and causes for wrongful convictions.