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Kansas Man Jailed 16 Years For Looking Like Wanted Criminal, Armed Robber… See Richard Jones & Ricky Amos Arrest Mugshot

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Man Spends 16 Years In Prison After Eyewitness Mistakenly Identifies Him As Robber.

Kansas Man Jailed 16 Years For Looking Like Criminal,Wanted Armed Robber… See Richard Jones & Ricky Amos Arrest Mugshot Photos

A Kansas man who was jailed in 2001 for a crime he didn’t commit is now requesting for $1million compensation after police found his criminal lookalike.

Richard Jones was arrested in 1999 after an eyewitness identified him as a wanted robber in Kansas, sadly the witness got the wrong person as the criminal and the innocent man look like twin brothers.

Jones journey to freedom started after other inmates repeatedly told him he looked like a criminal named Ricky Amos while he was in jail.

He regained his freedom last year as it later turned out there was no DNA or fingerprint evidence linking Jones to the crime.

richard jones ricky amos arrest mugshot

He is seeking $1million compensation from the state of Kansas.



  1. Jibowu Idris

    September 2, 2018 at 1:09 AM

    May we not resemble a criminal. I think dt 1 million is too small for 17 years

  2. iron bar

    September 2, 2018 at 2:09 AM

    He will get a better settlement for a wrongful incarceration..very sad

  3. Jilo

    September 4, 2018 at 1:06 AM

    I bet you he will surely get more than $1 million dollars. All he needs to do is to have a good lawyer even some civil liberty lawyers or pro bono lawyers will take up this case for no charge. Though, they will eventually get their percentage i.e after settlement. This case should not settle for less than $25 million. Each year that guy spent in prison is at least $1 million. Cases like these always settle out of court.

  4. Big Aunty Koks

    September 4, 2018 at 1:17 PM

    And this expensive human error happened in”advanced society”. Deliver us from every evil O Lord! There is no correction of this mistake when you consider loss of seventeen good years of the Guy’s life. If he fathered a child at the time he has lost seventeen years of bonding with his child and vice versa. The sorrow of loved ones who watched him tried and jailed all these years while they also wondered at what the real truth is, is untold; the experiences while ” serving time”, the stigma……the travail is endless.

    The least the authorities can do is settle the case out of court as quickly as possible with very reasonable compensation to him and not put the man through the hassle of long litigation. Chaaaaiiiii !!!

  5. oby

    September 5, 2018 at 10:11 AM

    but they really look alike. they may be brothers separated from birth.

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