Who Was Dennis Maher Convicted

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In 1984, a man named Dennis Maher was charged and convicted of rape, assault, and battery. He was convicted on March, 5, 1984. Three different women testified and identified Dennis Maher has the suspect. Dennis Maher would be convicted and sentenced to life in prison for committing three rapes in 1983. Unfortunately Dennis Maher was wrongfully convicted due to eyewitness misidentification and little did he know he would spend 19 years of his life in prison. On November 16, 1983, a 28-year-old woman was attacked as she was walking home from work in Lowell, Massachusetts. “The second victim had been on her way home from work when she was pushed to the ground by a man wielding a knife” (“Innocence Project”). The second victim attack was less than
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