PI’s Declassified!
Why Do Innocent People Confess?
Sep 15, 2016 · 57 min
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As astonishing as it may sound, false confessions do exist. It is a mystery to most of us. Why would anyone confess to a crime they didn’t commit, particularly a murder?  The reasons are varied and often complex. Nevertheless, the facts demonstrate one in four individuals exonerated by DNA made either an incriminating statement or a false confession.  That couldn’t happen to me, you say, however, psychologists say that anyone is susceptible, and some are more vulnerable than others.  April Higuera is a seasoned private investigator who specializes in investigating thorny criminal cases. Tune in to hear the discussion on this phenomenon of false confessions.
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