Organized Crime, Questionable Officials, and a False Confession...
Marty Tankleff was wrongfully convicted on June 28, 1990, for the murder of his parents, Seymour and...
Michael Semanchik is the managing attorney at the California Innocence Project (CIP), a nonprofit organization that works...
Marty Tankleff was only 17 when his parents were murdered in their Belle Terre home in Long Island, New York. When he needed help from adults the most, he was subjected to a frightening interrogation as a person-of-interest. Traumatized, confused, and in a state of exhaustion he was pressured into making a false confession. It would take 18 years, but eventually Marty would win his freedom and show his parents were likely killed by organized crime to hide a money laundering operation uncovered by his father. This is his incredible story told in his voice.
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|Published:||May 24, 2023|
|Podcast:||California Innocence Project Podcast|
|Category:||Access to Justice , True Crime|
California Innocence Project Podcast
Hear from real exonerees and the famous lawyers who set them free. Learn why innocent people falsely confess, what causes misidentifications, and how our DNA gets on objects we never touched!