Man freed after 22 years in prison for wrongful conviction

Screen Shot 2017-05-10 at 1.13.54 PMA man who spent 22 years in prison for a double murder he said he didn’t commit walked free Monday.

Calvin Buari, 46, had been charged with killing two Bronx men in New York in 1992 and was serving a life sentence that was overturned Friday when three witnesses stepped forward and offered credible testimonies.

‘It’s a beautiful thing,’ Buari said as he left a prison in New York’s Hudson Valley, to cheers and hugs from a half-dozen loved ones who had come to bring him home.

‘It’s still a continuous fight, but it’s so much better on the other side of the wall.’

Calvin Buari, 46, (pictured) was convicted of killing two Bronx men in New York in 1992 and was serving a life sentence that was overturned Friday when three witnesses stepped forward and offered credible testimonies

A judge overturned the conviction and ordered the 46-year-old man (pictured) freed without bail Friday, after two newfound witnesses testified they’d seen a different man commit the deadly shooting and a third said Buari was chatting with her down the block when the gunfire rang out. Administrative hitches delayed his release until Monday

A judge had overturned the conviction and ordered the 46-year-old man freed without bail Friday, after two newfound witnesses testified they’d seen a different man commit the deadly shooting and a third said Buari was chatting with her down the block when the gunfire rang out. Administrative hitches delayed his release until Monday.

Brothers Elijah and Salhaddin Harris, both in their 20s, were parked on a Bronx street when a gunman walked up and fired about a dozen rounds into their car in September 1992.

Efforts to reach their relatives by phone or email weren’t immediately successful Monday. Read the full article here…