DES MOINES — A monthlong trial of two men seeking $100 million for their wrongful conviction in a 1977 Council Bluffs killing could end next week, but a former prison barber who is largely responsible for their freedom wonders whether she'll be compensated.
Anne Danaher of Kansas City, Mo., spent years researching the case against Terry Harrington and Curtis McGhee, two Omahans who were convicted as teenagers of killing a former police officer. They had spent decades in prison when Danaher discovered that investigators had withheld records from defense lawyers.
This evidence led the men to be freed, and each received a large settlement.
Danaher said Harrington promised to share any settlement with her, but she has received no money. She's filed a lawsuit seeking compensation. — AP
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