What happens when police can Photoshop an image from your mug shot to make you match the expectations of the eyewitnesses? What happens when key elements can be altered, removed, or added? Forget about guilt or innocence of this man. Just think about the idea that it could happen to you.
A defense lawyer says police had manipulated his client’s mugshot so it more closely resembled the face of the suspected serial bank robber, He’s urging a judge to throw out any witness identifications based on the fabricated photo.