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Motive

7: Inmate K51114

It’s a cruel sociological experiment. Lock up a 13-year-old boy for a murder that he swore he didn’t commit. Release him as a 30-year-old man. Then, give him $25 million. New from WBEZ Chicago, Motive is a true crime podcast hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Frank Main, with original reporting from the Chicago Sun-Times.

In prison, T.J. Jimenez becomes a part of the gang hierarchy — and dives deep into religion. But after his release, he struggled to figure out what to do with his life. He soon found himself on the wrong side of the law with the same police department that put him away when he was a kid.

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