Sister of murdered circus star helps exonerate wrongfully convicted man 11/21/2017 6:51 am PST Comments WXYZ via WXYZ: DETROIT -- (WXYZ) -- A circus performer for metro Detroit was murdered 25 years ago. Now his sister is telling 7 Action News the wrong man was locked up for more than two decades. Gerard Soules was a Vegas stunt man and stage performer at Circus Circus. Prior to that, he thrilled audiences with numerous acts including a stint with Ringling Brothers. "He had been there a year and had renewed his contract," says his sister Kathleen Nasrey. On June 4th, 1992, a heinous crime devastated Gerard's family. His sister says someone robbed his home and stabbed the 54-year-old to death. Even worse, police and courts convicted and sentenced the wrong man. FULL STORY: Sister of murdered circus star helps exonerate wrongfully convicted man - WXYZ #Detroit #Michigan #WXYZ #WrongfulConviction Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.