Man Freed After 17 Years In Prison When Lawyers Present Doppelganger

A man spent almost 17 years in prison, but finally got to go home after investigators found his doppelganger. 

Richard Anthony Jones was convicted of robbery in 1999. While Richard was in prison he says he was told of a man who looks just like him and went by a similar name: Ricky. 

When his defense team at the Missouri Innocence Project found Ricky, they say they were floored at how much the two men look alike. 

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