Transcript for Death Row Release After 30 Years
praying. The gunmen promising they were safe, before opening fire. The death toll is now 138. And the man walking free after his conviction on capital murder was overturned. You're about to hear his first words after leaving prison. Steve osunsami tonight. Reporter: This is the moment he and his family had prayed for, leaving Alabama's death row. They tried to execute me for something I didn't do. Reporter: Here he is, just 28 years old, sentenced to death for the murder of two restaurant workers in 1985. But new tests showed there was no way they were shot by a gun found in his home. And I want to say to the victim family, I will continue to pray for you just as I have for 30 years. A miscarriage of justice not only to me, but to them. Reporter: They talk about forgiving their accusers and prosecutors. But not this time. All they had to do was test the gun. But when you think you're above the law, you don't have to answer to nobody. But I have news for you. Anybody that played a part in sending me to death row, you will answer to god. Reporter: Tonight, he begins catching up with life. David?
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