Man jailed for 17 years until lawyers find look-alike convict with same first name

A Missouri man spent nearly 17 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit — until investigators found his doppelganger, according to reports. Richard Anthony Jones was serving a prison sentence for a 1999 robbery that he adamantly denied committing when he heard rumors that another prisoner looked just like him — and…

A Missouri man spent nearly 17 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit — until investigators found his doppelganger, according to reports. Richard Anthony Jones was serving a prison sentence for a 1999 robbery that he adamantly denied committing when he heard rumors that another prisoner looked just like him — and...

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