Richard Rosario appears before judge after vacated 1996 murder conviction, argues case must be investigated

A Bronx man who was freed in March after spending 20 years in prison returned to court Friday to maintain his innocence in a 1996

A Bronx man who was freed from prison

A Bronx man who was freed from prison in March after serving 20 years was back in court Friday. Richard Rosario's 1996 murder conviction in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jorge Collazo was vacated by a judge recently. (June 24, 2016 9:56 PM)

A Bronx man who was freed in March after spending 20 years in prison returned to court Friday to maintain his innocence in a 1996 slaying.

Richard Rosario asked the court to wait on the dismissal of his case because he says he is not yet satisfied with the proceedings.

As News 12 has previously reported, a judge vacated Rosario's sentence in March at the request of Bronx District Attorney...

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