'It wasn’t his fault. He was a child at the time.' Follow the stories of three Illinois exonerees through their wrongful convictions, releases and struggles to put their lives back together as free men.
Brian Otero spent nearly two years in Cook County Jail waiting for his burglary trial. The jury found him not guilty, but he didn’t get to leave the courtroom like they do on TV. He was brought back into the Cook County Jail to be processed.