14 Years Old When He Confessed, Davontae Sanford To Be Released After Judge Vacates 2008 Quadruple Murder ConvictionSanford was 14 years old when he approached police at the scene and was arrested.
State Cops Looking At Teen's Murder Conviction After Hit Man Confesses To KillingThe Wayne County Prosecutor asked state police for "investigative assistance" after a highly publicized effort to clear Davontae Sanford was launched.
Detroit Hit Man Says He, Not Teen, Responsible For 4 MurdersDavontae Sanford pleaded guilty at age 15 to killing four people...but then a hit man confessed to the crimes.
Court Rules Against Young Detroit Man In Quadruple Murder A young Detroit man who confessed to killing four people when he was 14 will not be allowed to withdraw his guilty plea.
Michigan Appeals Court Allows Hit Man To TestifyA convicted hit man will have the opportunity to testify and possibly clear a young man in a quadruple-killing at a Detroit drug house.
Hit Man Convicted Of 8 Murders Says He Killed Others Vincent Smothers' testimony would be the most crucial evidence yet to try to persuade a judge to throw out Davontae Sanford's guilty plea and free him from a nearly 40-year prison sentence.
52 Years In Jail For Confessed Hit Man