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'When They See Us' Highlights the Many Injustices Korey Wise Faced During the Central Park Jogger Case


If you haven't yet watched Ava DuVernay's four-part series, When They See Us on Netflix, it's a must. It offers a sobering look into the life of the so-called Central Park Five, who were wrongfully convicted of gang-raping a woman jogging through Central Park in 1989.

Raymond Santana, Kevin Richardon, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam and Korey Wise were all coerced into confessions that landed them behind bars for six to 13 years. 

But Korey Wise, the oldest of the lot, was sentenced to more than 13 years in violent adult prisons. So, who was he, who plays him and where is he now? Keep reading to find out.