Court wipes out man’s murder conviction after finding errors before, during trial
Judge with Gavel (Shutterstock)

A New Jersey appeals court has reversed a Camden man’s murder conviction due to a series of errors that it said deprived him of a fair trial. Jerry Reyes, now 34, was convicted by a jury in 2018 of killing Luis “Cito” Feliu in March 2016 near a Camden barber shop. A judge sentenced him to 60 years behind bars, with a 50-year mandatory minimum. The appeals judges, though, reversed Reyes’ convictions, cleared his sentence and sent it back to trial court in Camden County to start from scratch. Reyes was freed from the state prison system Friday, a day after the Jan. 13 decision, and is now in a c...