Man spent 28 years in prison because stranger had a bad dream

Man spent 28 years in prison because stranger had a bad dream

- Clarence Moses-EL got incarcerated in 1988 after a Denver lady said she had a dream and saw his face

- The lady had been attacked by three men and was left half-blind

- Moses-EL was sentenced to 48 years in prison but in 2016 he was released after one of the real perpetrators was caught

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A man named Clarence Moses-EL was declared guilty in 1988 and sentenced to 48 years in prison after a lady dreamt of him sexually assaulting her. The crime occurred on a summer night in 1987.

A Denver, Colorado woman, who had a drink out with three men, was left partially blind and in her attempt to recount who was responsible described Clarence.

She concluded that Clarence was behind the attack on her that night, stating that his face came to her in a dream.

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Man got sentenced to 48 years in prison after a lady had a bad dream about him

Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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Clarence mentioned he was innocent and challenged his conviction but that did not do much to prevent the sentence meted out to him.

It is reported that the Denver Police discarded the DNA evidence from the attack and body swabs together with the victim’s clothing were destroyed by the police despite a judge’s order that they were preserved for testing.

However, luck shone on Clarence in 2013 when LC Jackson, one of the three men responsible for the attack, wrote him a letter. In 2016, a jury acquitted Clarence of all crimes in the case after he had spent 28 years behind bars.

Meanwhile, Twitter parody account Man's Not Barry Roux posted snaps of an inmate looking like he is having the time of his life. He captioned the post:

"Life in our prisons. This is Siyabonga Khanye who is serving 21 years in prison at Bethal correctional services."

Twitter users were outraged over the images and many said prisoners are treated better than other citizens in Mzansi.

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