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Caddell Reynolds Represents Arkansas Man Jailed for Murder in False Imprisonment Suit

July 11th, 2018 Criminal Law
Tony Pirani Caddell Reynolds Arkansas Leading Criminal Law Attorney

A man accused of murder 12 years ago has recently filed a lawsuit for false imprisonment—including complaints against a police chief, criminal investigators, and a crime lab in Northwest Arkansas. A detailed article on the story is available here.

After serving 1,121 days in prison for a 2012 murder, Rico Cohn was released in 2015 for lack of evidence. Hoping to clear his name of capital murder charges, he has now filed a 271-page lawsuit against Fayetteville’s police chief, several investigators, and members of the Arkansas State Crime Lab. The complaints include:

  • False Imprisonment
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Civil Conspiracy
  • Criminal Conspiracy

Tony Pirani—a criminal defense attorney with Caddell Reynolds—is now examining the evidence in the case on Cohn’s behalf. He states: “This is happening in our backyard, under our noses and on our watch. An innocent man lost three years of his life for a crime that he did not commit—which means a killer is still out there. If the public knew what we knew, we think that everyone would see—as we did a long time ago—that the police arrested the wrong man.” Mr. Pirani hopes clearing Cohn’s name will pave the way for real law and order.

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When you have been accused of a crime, your freedom may be threatened. Even minor crimes can carry serious consequences—including fines, potential jail time, and a record that will haunt you.

For individuals who live in Jonesboro, Fort Smith, Fayetteville, or Rogers; the team at Caddell Reynolds provides comprehensive criminal law services to help ensure your rights and liberty are protected. Everyone is innocent until proven guilty—and you need a strong defense team on your side to defend your rights.

If you have been accused of a crime, immediately call the Arkansas Criminal Law Attorneys of Caddell Reynolds for a Free Legal Consultation at 866-853-6020. You will need an experienced Arkansas criminal law attorney to carefully review the evidence and build a strong defense case to protect your rights. No matter the magnitude of the criminal accusations, you will want our experienced attorneys to stand by your side.

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