Lawsuit: Man Convicted After Mother Rejected ‘Dirty Cop’

A suit filed in federal court alleges Lamonte McIntyre was targeted after his mother rebuffed a homicide detective's sexual advances.

Image via Tammy Ljungblad /The Kansas City Star via AP, File

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas man who spent 23 years in prison for a double murder he didn't commit was targeted because his mother rebuffed a homicide detective's sexual advances and was convicted after a bogus police investigation, according to a lawsuit. Lamonte McIntyre, 42, and his 64-year-old mother Rose Lee McIntyre filed the lawsuit Thursday in federal court. McIntyre was 17 in 1994 when he was arrested in Kansas City in the deaths… Read at AP News

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