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The City of St. Louis has received federal funding to review cases where the wrong person may be in prison.

Circuit attorney Kim Gardner and the Midwest Innocence Project will share $250,000 to establish a conviction integrity unit. The money will pay for the cost of an attorney in the prosecutor’s office who will be dedicated to handling the cases, and an investigator shared by the circuit attorney and the Innocence Project.