Innocent Pennsylvania man freed after spending 24 years in prison

A convicted murderer was declared innocent and set free this week after spending more than two decades in a Pennsylvania prison.
1:34 | 05/24/17

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43 year old Sean Thomas was all smiles as he celebrated with his fiancee is the funny along and his lawyers from the Pennsylvania innocence project. How does he deal. For one. We man. Including better. Government even to. And right even thing. And keep quite. He had maintained his innocence as he was arrested at the age of nineteen for the Merval Puerto Rican businessman back in November of 1990. All along he had said he was at a hearing on another matter at the former youth study center during the morning of the crime his mother and sisters said they were with him. But nobody would believe them. Finally at a court hearing today a judge threw out the conviction after the DA's office agreed with his lawyers that the evidence against him did not support the conviction. It feels amazing it's one of the best films have ever had shown Thomas won't at a prison it was just. Yeah a lot of hard work put into it and we did you at times that this would never happen but it finally happened. Thomas says he hopes no grudges against authorities after losing 24 years of his life behind bars. Oh and amounts to a I can assure. You that. It's true to me. Groups. This first bill outside Britain was to have the ultimate piece that red lobster and he used a cell phone for the first time. You still hopeful first. Notebook money. One. The first time you read here.

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