Kym Worthy, Wayne County Prosecutor: Use Your Prosecutorial Discretion to Free Innocent Davontae Sanford
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Wayne County Prosecutor, Michigan
Kym Worthy

Kym Worthy, Wayne County Prosecutor: Use Your Prosecutorial Discretion to Free Innocent Davontae Sanford

    1. Ann Wright
    2. Petition by

      Ann Wright

      Lee, NH

There is little in this world more vile than pinning a murder on one of society's most vulnerable citizens. However, pinning four murders on a child who is poor, black, developmentally delayed and blind in one eye is the height of inhumanity. It is especially ruthless when an adult murderer, a well-known professional hitman, has confessed to these murders and is willing to admit formally in court. Davontae has been incarcerated for six years and has had a difficult time adjusting to prison life. It is time for Kym Worthy to do the right thing and free this innocent young man.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 500 signatures
    2. Letter from Davontae

      Ann Wright
      Petition Organizer

      Just received a letter from Davontae and he is very grateful to everyone who has signed the petition. He is working hard on his school work and will hopefully transition back into general population shortly. Please keep the signatures coming!

    3. Reached 100 signatures
    4. An Article from The New Yorker

      Ann Wright
      Petition Organizer
      Was an Innocent Boy Arrested for a Hit Man's Murders?

      This week in the magazine, I tell the story of Vincent Smothers, a hit man from Detroit who is serving fifty to a hundred years for eight counts of homicide. When I first met Smothers, last December, he agreed to talk to me, not because he wanted public attention (he had refused interview requests from other journalists) but out of a desire to help a half-blind teen-ager named Davontae Sanford.

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    • CECILIA RAUTH ORION, MI
      • 2 months ago

      The criminal justice system in the U.S. is both criminal and unjust.

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    • Darren Johnson ECORSE, MI
      • 2 months ago

      Legitimacy of the CJS is at stake.

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    • Shirley Fisher PHOENIX, AZ
      • 2 months ago

      He just asked the officer's a question he was arrested and serving prison time and was forced to sign an form he did not understand what he was signing with an 2nd/3rd grade level I'm praying this young man will be freed back to his Loving family and enoug petitions are sign in his favor God Bless

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    • winona gaston DETROIT, MI
      • 2 months ago

      hes a baby i know its a crime let him go he havent saw life yet give him a chance PLEASE!!!!!

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    • william curtin PITTSBURGH, PA
      • 3 months ago

      because it could have been my child or a friends child...i pray it never is

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