Philly Man Exonerated After 25 Years in Prison

Anthony Wright was convicted in the 1991 rape, murder of his neighbor.
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After almost 45 years in prison 44 year old Tony Wright walked out a free man raising his arms in the air along with his lawyers and members of the innocence project. I don't know it feel to be free. Oh you will believe you'll learn just sort of world around them felt like this in my entire life. Wright was only twenty years old when he was arrested and later convicted and sentenced a life. For the horrific rape and stabbing of a neighbor 77 year old Louise tally back in October 91. The innocence project at New York. Fought for and secured DNA evidence which showed Wright was not the person who raped tally. But despite the unmistakable evidence the DA's office in 2014 decided to retry right anyway. Today he took a jury almost ninety minutes to find him not guilty. 25 years that your life stolen. Gone forever how does that make you feel. I can't put into words right now America are among them this the best there in my life after being lifted from a pit of darkness filled with loneliness and often fear. Right could not think his legal team enough. Who relatives say serfdom is some sort of avenging angels we did it there are made through this route direct. After they vowed today. Could very proud very there was a lot of false evidence of people ought to be held accountable for. But the key is the science and what. The innocence project did in bringing forth this science tonight right was enjoying his first meal at a prison at nomad pizza in South Philadelphia. A salad meatballs and pasta that he couldn't seem to get enough off. Three men looked forward to doing now after twenty spider behind bars citizenry I wanna do without Lamar grant totals wanna do I wanna do whatever my grandson wanted to build. I want to do is grandpa are just wanna be dead.

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