Man cleared in New York jogger case donates $190K to project

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Posted: Dec 15, 2015 12:38 PM

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A man exonerated in the high-profile Central Park jogger case in New York has donated $190,000 to the University of Colorado's Innocence Project.

Korey Wise was one of five men exonerated after being found guilty of the 1989 attack on a female jogger. In 2002, another suspect admitted to his role in the crime.

The men, known as the Central Park Five, settled with the city of New York for $41 million in 2014.

The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/1mlPMcR ) that CU's program is now named the Korey Wise Innocence Project at Colorado Law. His donation will allow the student-led volunteer program to hire a full-time director and provides financial support for its investigative work.

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Information from: Daily Camera, http://www.dailycamera.com/