Man Imprisoned On False Accusations Acquitted Almost 20 Years Later

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MAN ACQUITTED EDMONTON
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An Edmonton man who has already served "every minute" of an eight-year sentence for sexually assaulting his young stepson has now been acquitted.

In a decision released Monday, the Court of Appeal of Alberta acquitted the 47-year-old man because the boy later recanted and said his biological father forced him to lie during a 1994 custody dispute.

Read the whole story at The Edmonton Journal