Life is coming full circle for Central Park Five’s own Korey Wise after news leaked he purchased a penthouse for $1 Million dollars overlooking Central Park. Almost 30 years ago Korey was charged with brutally raping a female jogger in Central Park, now he owns a $1 Million dollar penthouse overlooking the area he was falsey accused committing a crime.
Wise was accused and convicted brutally raping a jogger in NYC’s Central Park in 1989. His case would ultimately turn out to be a prime example misserved justice and the overzealousness New York’s D.A. fice to convict Black teenagers.
Wise bought an 803-square-foot condo in a luxury building that has a view the Manhattan skyline and the location at which he and four other teens had their lives changed forever.
Wise, along with Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana and Yusef Salaam received $41 million in 2014 after the group sued the state.