'Central Park Five' prosecutor receives death threats in wake of Burns documentary

Citing sources in law enforcement, the New York Post reports that the NYPD and the Manhattan District Attorney's Office have partnered to probe the 12-plus phone and email threats directed at Assistant District Attorney Elizabeth Lederer, who is featured in footage of the 1989 case in Ken Burns' documentary The Central Park Five, which debuted on PBS earlier this month.


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