A true crime series, When They See Us, is not streaming on Netflix. The story centers Korey Wise, one of the five accused boys in When They See Us.
The four-part series When They See US is available to stream and download on Netflix.
When They See Us: The Plot
When They See Us explore the storyline of the infamous Central Park assault and rape case of 1989—“The Central Park Jogger Case.”
Selma Ava DuVernay directs Netflix When They See Us.
Maintaining his innocence throughout, then 16-year-old Korey Wise, was one of the five accuses held.
When They See Us: Who is Korey Wise?
Alongside Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Antron McCray, and Raymond Santana, Korey wise is one of the five accused held for attacking and raping a 28-year-old woman in Central Park, New York City in 1989.
The 16-year-old Korey Wise initially lacked involvement in the crime and was simply supporting his friend Salaam.
It was later discovered, that the five accused, including Korey Wise, were interrogated and forced to sign a false written confession.
Even though DNA evidence proved the boys not being involved, Jury convicted them as guilty.
According to The Innocent Project, 16-year-old Korey Wise served imprisonment in adult Jail for 11.5 years—the longest of all boys.
Serving at Rikers Island, Korey Wise’s cruel experienced includes physical and psychological abuse and period of solitary confinement.
Where is Korey Wise now at this time?
In 2002, after the five exonerated, Wise, Richardson, Salaam, McCray, and Santana sued New York City. Based on racial discrimination, malicious prosecution, and emotional distress.
The case was finally settled for $41 Million in 2014.
Working closely with The Innocent Project, Korey Wise is an activist and public speaker. His campaigns idealize for the rights of wrongfully convicted.
The 46-years-old, Korey Wise, resides at New York and works to reform the criminal justice system.
The Innocent Project has appeared in other true crime documentaries on Netflix and HBO – The Innocent Man, The Case against Adnan Syed, The Serial podcast about Adnan Syed.