Valentino Ianetti’s wife took enough oxycodone to cause her death, and then stabbed herself multiple times. Valentino was charged with murder and jailed on $500,000 bond. After 4 years in jail without a trial, his court-appointed attorney was able to produce new evidence showing that Ianetti’s wife had actually committed suicide. This was independently confirmed by the prosecution, charges were dropped, and Ianetti was freed.
But while languishing in the Sussex County Jail, Mr. Ianetti lost a child, a brother and his home.
Read the HuffPost story here.