INNOCENT WOMAN TO RETURN HOME AFTER 17 YEARS IN PRISON BASED ON A NOTORIOUS LIAR’S FABRICATED STORY
|September 18, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||Contact: Deirdre O’Connor Cell: (310) 780-4522|
TORRANCE, CA. – Innocence Matters filed a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus for Susan Mellen on September 18. This is one of the last steps before Ms. Mellen’s release.
Ms. Mellen was wrongfully connected to a gruesome murder 17 years ago solely on the word of a notorious pathological liar, June Patti, who fabricated a confession and attributed it to Ms. Mellen. Until 2014, many assumed there was some truth to Patti’s claims. Ms. Mellen was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life without parole on June 5, 1998.
Innocence Matters began investigating Ms. Mellen’s case in November 2013. Three months later, Innocence Matters brought its evidence of innocence to the Los Angeles District Attorney…
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