The court vacated his murder conviction after 22 years. What follows is an article from the NY Daily News. We also have a letter from his friend who turned state evidence against him:
analyze for yourself and enter in comments section. What do you make of the recantation?
Question for analysis: Is the recantation reliable?
It can be "unreliable" yet they still did not "do it" and more information is needed.
It is folly to have police type up a confession and have a person sign it, rather than have the subject write his own.