Last of 'Angola 3' Prisoners Released After 40 Years in Solitary Confinement

Albert Woodfox has been released from the infamous prison in Louisiana.
2:38 | 02/20/16

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She needed an entire new engine. The man waking up to freedom this morning for the first time after spending more than 40 years in solitary confinement in a notorious prison in deep south. He served his time and was released after pleading no contest. His case is now making headlines around the globe. ABC's Marci Gonzalez is here with the story. Reporter: He was in the Louisiana state prison names Angola. His attorney said he spent more time in solitary confinement than anyone else in America history. Today, he's starting his first full day of freedom. This morning, waking up free man after more than four decades in solitary confinement. How does it feel? I really haven't decided yet. Reporter: Yesterday, one of prisoners as the Angola three celebrated his 69th birthday by walking out of a Louisiana jail. After taking a plea deal, he's now starting life outside of his 9 X 6 prison cell for the first time more than 46 years. Right now, I'm resigned to trying to adjust to being free. Reporter: Convicted of mud murdering prison guard. The men claiming the crime was pinned on them because of their involvement in the black panther party. We were framed for murder. Reporter: They were sentenced in ind definite solitary confinement at the Louisiana state pen ten tear. Along with another inmate who was serving time for an unrelated crime. Everybody was fighting to survive from day-to-day. Reporter: Wallace and king were previously released and warfox had his conviction thrown out twice because of inadequate representation. He pleaded no contest tolesser charges. If you can go back to that day in April of 1972, what would you do? Forces beyond your control, there's not a lot you can do. Reporter: Warfox has maintained his innocent and said he only took the plea deal because of concerns about his age and his health. He has filed a civil suit over his extended time in solitary confinement. He'll have to lot to deal with. For sure. Let's send things back over to indra petersons.

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