James Bain - Penn & Teller TV - CNN online -
My name is Jamie Bain and I was wrongly convicted and spent thirty-five years in prison. James Bain
In 1974 nineteen-year-old Jamie was accused of the horrible crime of raping a nine-year-old boy. The police were looking for an African-American teenager with bushy sideburns ... And forensics also played a part in the case ... The Prosecution brought in an FBI expert who testified that Jamie could not be excluded because of his [blood type] evidence. Penn & Teller, Bullshit! s8e7: Criminal Justice, Showtime 2010
Bartow, Florida (CNN) – After more than three decades in prison, a man in Florida was set free Thursday after a DNA test showed he did not kidnap and rape a 9-year-old boy in 1974.
James Bain, 54, was 19 when he was convicted on charges of kidnapping, burglary and strong-arm rape. Now he will be allowed to go home for the first time in 35 years.
‘Mr Bain, you are a free man,’ the judge said in a Bartow, Florida, courtroom. Bain was serving a life sentence. CNN online article 17th December 2009