Investigators discovered that the crime Jones was convicted of was very likely committed by another man — his doppelganger with a somewhat-similar first name.
"An Innocent Man Served 17 Years. His 'Crime'? He Looked Almost Exactly Like the Real Suspect." is from the June 13, 2017 True Crime section of The Washington Post. It was written by Kristine Phillips and narrated by Sam Scholl.