3 murder verdicts vacated in case investigated by killer cop


              Jessie Hill, center, the mother of Leroy Nelson, smiles in excitement as she walks out of Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans with Melva Mayes, right, mother of Bernell Juluke, after Nelson, Juluke and Kunta Gable, all convicted for a 1990s crime, were ordered freed on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in part because of the role former officer and convicted killer Len Davis played in the investigation. Prosecutors joined defense lawyers in seeking to have their convictions thrown out. The women said they were going straight from the courthouse to Angola Penitentiary for the men's release today. (Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)
            
              Shelita Simmons, center, and Elaine Johnson, right, the aunts of Kunta Gable, walk out of Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans after Gable and two other men, all three convicted for a 1990s crime, were ordered freed on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in part because of the role former officer and convicted killer Len Davis played in the investigation. Prosecutors joined defense lawyers in seeking to have their convictions thrown out. The women said they were going straight from the courthouse to Angola Penitentiary for when Gable and the other men are released today. (Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)
            
              Shelita Simmons, center, and Elaine Johnson, right, the aunts of Kunta Gable, walk out of Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans after Gable and two other men, all three convicted for a 1990s crime were ordered freed on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in part because of the role former officer and convicted killer Len Davis played in the investigation. Prosecutors joined defense lawyers in seeking to have their convictions thrown out. The women said they were going straight from the courthouse to Angola Penitentiary for Gable's and the other men's release today. (Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)
            
              Jessie Hill, back left, the mother of Leroy Nelson, raises her hands in celebration as she walks out of Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans with Melva Mayes, back right, mother of Bernell Juluke, and other family members after Nelson, Juluke and Kunta Gable, all convicted for a 1990s crime, were ordered freed on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in part because of the role former officer and convicted killer Len Davis played in the investigation. Prosecutors joined defense lawyers in seeking to have their convictions thrown out. (Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)
            
              Family members of Leroy Nelson, Bernell Juluke, and Kunta Gable smile as they stand outside Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans after the three men, convicted for a 1990s crime, were ordered freed on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in part because of the role former officer and convicted killer Len Davis played in the investigation. Prosecutors joined defense lawyers in seeking to have their convictions thrown out. The women said they were going straight from the courthouse to Angola Penitentiary for the men's release today. (Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)
3 murder verdicts vacated in case investigated by killer cop