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Dwight Gomas, Wrongfully Accused Inmate, Spent 17 Months In Rikers Because Of Botched Fingerprints

10/19/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

An innocent Georgia man spent 17 months on Rikers Island on robbery charges before a sharp-eyed detective noticed he was the victim of mismatched fingerprints, the Daily News has learned.

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