Civil Liberties

Wrongfully Imprisoned for 23 Years, Man Suffers Heart Attack Two Days After Going Free

David Ranta was falsely accused of murdering a Brooklyn rabbi in 1990


David Ranta has suffered a massive heart attack just two days after being exonerated of murder and leaving prison for the first time in 23 years, his attorney told

Lawyer Pierre Sussman said that Ranta, 58, was being treated in an New York hospital after suffering a severe heart attack Friday night. He did not provide further details.

h/t Charles WT