Transcript for Former Death Row Inmate Exonerated
A former death row inmate will be walking free in Cleveland today after serving nearly forty years in prison for a crime he did not commit. 57 year old Ricky Jackson a two other men were convicted in 1975. Of killing a money order collector but a key witness who was twelve years old at the time. Now admits that he was lying to police. When he joined his friends on the outside Jackson will reportedly be the longest held American prisoner ever to be exonerated.
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