Wrongly convicted man released from prison after 36 years

Archie Williams, 58, was wrongly convicted of rape and first-degree murder when he was 22 years old.
1:44 | 03/22/19

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Well you know being innocent is is that thing where. You never give up on yourself. You always fight for your freedom. Nano I eat no matter what. 36 years since he was 22 years old Archie Williams has been locked up Angola. Convicted of rape first degree murder something he didn't do. It was spend hours you know role. Me into it so how does this mistake happen it just as the wrongful convictions based on. Technology to process that weren't placed them. During his trial in the early eighties there was no physical evidence Williams was guilty just a picture of them that looks similar to who assaulted the victim. Point eruptions picture that looks like him but he's not the guy go find somebody. Who looks like facts then the creation of a national fingerprint program decades later able to match eager prints from the crime scene. Too indifferent mean not Williams. But deceased Stephen Lawler. Sue was caught in the act and I'm just a couple years after this Brian. Committing another sexual assault. Williams finally exonerated. The sun shining down on him out laptop block with this yet it and I and very. Experiences happened robbed from these people think that really has this done in my annual rate things. But astonishingly. Williams isn't angry he can't be right now we're fix it. And when he's been waiting for for years freedom is of them are. In his aren't about how we review life. That would noted it means.

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