Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has been subpoenaed to testify in a police torture case.
The Chicago Sun-Times reported Daley was served the subpoena Friday. It involves a post-conviction petition by 59-year-old Stanley Wrice, who is serving a 100-year sentence for rape. Wrice claims officers beat him with a flashlight and rubber hose until he confessed. Prosecutors contend they had proof to convict him of the 1982 crime, even without the confession.
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The case dates to when Daley was Cook County's state's attorney. The Illinois Supreme Court ruled in February 2012 that Wrice could continue seeking a new hearing on evidence of the torture.
Wrice is one of dozens of men who have claimed since the 1970s that Chicago police used torture to secure confessions.