Dateline: Raleigh, USA By: Gerald Owens From: WRAL.com Via: The Honor Network
Wrongly Convicted Man Sued for Support
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A man who was pardoned after spending 18 years behind bars for a rape he didn’t commit has been sued for child support for the years he was in prison…Dail said he was devastated by the suit. He said his son recently moved to Florida to live with him.“I was thrown in prison. What could I do? I missed my whole life. I missed my son’s whole life. I’m not the person to be compensating anyone for anything â€“ not me,” Dail said.“I’m sure the mother had her issues over the years, but nothing like the issues that Dwayne Dail dealt with for 18½ years,â€ said Chris Mumma, the attorney who helped establish Dailâ€™s innocence.Heekin, who said she filed the suit last week, works in the same law office as Don Strickland, the former Wayne County assistant district attorney who prosecuted Dail for rape.
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