Alabama Inmate Freed After 30 Years on Death Row

Anthony Hinton, 58, was convicted of the 1985 murders of two restaurant managers. New testing found no link between Hinton's gun and bullets found at the crime scenes.
1:32 | 04/03/15

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That Aaron. In thirty years and ought to act. It's a case making Alabama history Friday morning Anthony ray Hinton what's convicted of two murders in 1985. We'll walk free after thirty years on death round. New evidence in the case brought it back to life. The first murder happened February 24 of that here in what's now considered to be the link you district but at a time there was this seafood restaurant here. Court documents show John David's and was working inside when he was shot and killed. This second murder happens here on July 2 1985. Inside of this restaurant on first avenue north and what line. Court documents show Thomas Wayne basin was shot and killed. Wally was working inside. The ACLU says this is a victory it opposes the death penalty and even this week is petitioning state lawmakers to stop executions. I'd call it. College. Year ink and. Think he's Clinton back to court with new findings from the state department of forensic science the motion to dismiss shows bullets found end of victims. Didn't match with the revolver found at Hinton house. On the other hand members of the basin and Davidson families say this is a tragedy. Davidson son told us the family is hurting too much now to bill on camera but said quote. He gets a second chance at life which my father nor mr. basin got we'll have to rely on god to make his decision and that's when justice will be done and quote.

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