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Release from prison for wrongful conviction brings new struggles

Man indigent after sexual assault coviction overturned

12:31 PM, Jul. 19, 2013
Joseph Frey talks with attorney Tricia J. Bushnell before his hearing earlier this month dismiss his sexual assault conviction.
Joseph Frey talks with attorney Tricia J. Bushnell before his hearing earlier this month dismiss his sexual assault conviction.
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On July 12, when he walked out of the Winnebago County Jail a free man for the first time in more than 20 years, Joseph Frey had no money, no identification and nowhere to live.

Frey, 54, was wrongfully convicted in 1994 of sexual assault and kidnapping, crimes for which he was serving a 102-year sentence.

When he was released earlier this month, Frey had less than a week's supply of the dozen or so drugs he needs for a degenerative bone disease, blood clots and other health problems. He can't afford more medication or the required follow-up visits to the doctor. ...

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