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Mistaken ID leads to 53 days in jail

Woman insisted she was not the woman police wanted for throwing hot water on a man

By Rhonda Cook
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — From Aug. 21 until Oct. 12, Teresa Culpepper was locked in the Fulton County Jail.

And all that time she insisted she was not the woman police wanted for throwing hot water on Angelo Boyd — a man she had never met, a man who said he had never met her either.

At any time during those 53 days, the various entities in Atlanta's and Fulton County's justice systems could have saved her from the cracks she had fallen through.

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