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False Confessions

Jarvell Smart falsely confessed to being an accomplice in a gang-related shooting when he was 15. Smart, now 24, remains in prison. (Sacramento County District Attorney / CBS)

NorCal Experts Say Juveniles More Likely To Falsely Confess To Crimes

A video obtained by KPIX 5 shows a Northern California teenager who was interrogated by authorities admitting to a crime he didn’t commit. Experts said teen suspects are more likely to give false confessions.

11/09/2013

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