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American Justice Podcast

Aug 5, 2022

In episode fourteen, season three of the American Justice Podcast, Scott and C. Derick break down the gruesome murders of 29-year-old Doris Wahington and Her 13-year-old daughter Nishonda. They discuss how prosecutorial misconduct and contradictory eyewitness testimonies meant 23+ years for Darryl Howard, even after no DNA or biological evidence connected him to the crime scene.

04:45 The Case of Darryl Howard

09:12 The Death of Doris Washington and Her 13-year-old daughter Nishonda

12:45 The Risky Life of Doris Washington Before the Gruesome Murder

14:30 Darryl Is Questioned By the Police After Getting Shot 5 Times and Survived 

17:10 Police Link Darryl’s Shooters With Another Unsolved Double Murder

18:40 Darryl Reveals He Believes The New York Gang Killed Doris and Her Daughter

20:23 Witness Statements and The Corced Testimony of Sex Worker

23:55 Darryl is Arrested and Charged with Arson and Murder

24:02 Authorities Test DNA From the Rape Kits 

26:10 Several Witnesses Testify Against Darryl

30:22 Contradictory Statements From Witness Recounts

33:50 Main Witness, Angela Oliver, Recants Her Statement in Court

35:40 Lead Detective Testifies Against Darryl 

37:30 Darryl’s Defence Pokes Holes in The Case to No Avail

41:40 Darryll is Sentenced to 80 Years in Prison For Second Degree Murder and Arson

42:32 The Innocence Project Looks Into Darryl’s Case

43:50 DNA to The Rescue, or Maybe Not

46:07 Undisclosed Prosecution Documents Exclude Darryl From the Murder

50:00 Darryl’s Hearing is Vacated Without Hearing

51:20 Darryl is Released on Bond After 23 Plus Years in Prison

53:20 The Jury Awards Darryl $6 Million in Damages

55:37 Will Darryl Ever Get Compensated?

59:01 Lawyers Continue to Fight For Darryl’s Compensation Money

01:01:00 Doris and Her Daughter Nishonda Deserve Justice

01:04:01 Parting Thoughts 

#Darryl #Howard #wrongful #convictions #criminaljusticesystem #compensation #criminaljusticereforms #demandjustice #doublemurdercase #murdermystery #murder #truecrime #truecrimepodcast #police #unsolved #truecrimeobsessed #truecrimefan #unsolvedmysteries 

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