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Marty Tankleff To Speak At Sarah Lawrence

Marty Tankleff was sentenced tp 50-years-to-life in prison for a crime he didn't commit.
Marty Tankleff was sentenced tp 50-years-to-life in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Photo Credit: Contributed

Update: 11 a.m. Friday Nov. 16: This event has been cancelled.

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Marty Tankleff, who was wrongfully convicted of the murder of his parents when he was a senior in high school and spent 17 years in prison, will be at Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers on Friday to speak about his ordeal.

Tankleff is currently a law student, and will speak about why the legal system and the media failed him, and what changes need to be made.

The Journalism Pre-Professional Group and the Exoneration Project at Sarah Lawrence College present the event.

The talk is scheduled for 4 p.m at Sarah Lawrence College's Donnelley Auditorium, Heimbold Visual Arts Center.

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