Charles Hynes on Dropping Murder Charges

Charles Hynes spoke with reporters outside City Hall earlier today about dropping murder charges against a former FBI agent after a Village Voice article damaged the credibility of the prosecution’s start witness.

Statements the witness, Linda Schiro, made a decade ago contradicted her later testimony to the Brooklyn DA’s office.

Had they known about the earlier testimony, Hynes said, “It would have been unthinkable to proceed.”