Witness who helped convict man: Testimony still ‘haunts’ him


              Lamar Johnson sheds a tear during in his wrongful conviction hearing in St. Louis, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, as he listens to testimony from Greg Elking about how Elking was pressured by police to identify Johnson as a murder suspect. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, Pool)
            
              Lamar Johnson, left, listens to testimony from James "BA" Howard during Johnson's wrongful conviction hearing in St. Louis, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Howard says it was him who shot Marcus Boyd and that Johnson was not even present at the scene. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, Pool)
            
              James "BA" Johnson gives testimony that it was him that shot Marcus Boyd in 1994 and that Lamar Johnson was not even present at the scene of the crime during Johnson's wrongful conviction hearing in St. Louis, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, Pool)
            
              Greg Elking, who was a witness to the murder of Marcus Boyd in 1994, gives testimony that he was pressured by police to identify Lamar Johnson as the murder suspect during Johnson's wrongful conviction hearing in St. Louis, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, Pool)
            
              James "BA" Johnson steps down from the stand after giving testimony that it was he who shot Marcus Boyd in 1994 and that Lamar Johnson was not even present at the scene of the crime, during Johnson's wrongful conviction hearing in St. Louis, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, Pool)
            
              Attorney Jonathan Potts listens to testimony in Lamar Johnson's wrongful conviction hearing in St. Louis, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, Pool)
Witness who helped convict man: Testimony still ‘haunts’ him