MAN EXONERATED AFTER 39 YEARS JAIL

OHIO'S RICKY JACKSON EXONERATED AFTER 39 YEARS IN PRISON

A JUDGE HAS DROPPED ALL CHARGES AGAINST A MAN WHO HAS SPENT 39 YEARS IN PRISON FOR MURDER, MAKING HIM THE LONGEST-HELD US PRISONER TO BE EXONERATED.

Mr Jackson was exonerated by Cuyahoga County Judge Richard McMonagle on Wednesday.
Mr Jackson was originally sentenced to death but that sentence was vacated due to a paperwork error.

Cleveland: A judge has dropped all charges against a man who has spent 39 years in prison for murder, making him the longest-held US prisoner to be exonerated, an attorney for the Ohio Innocence Project said. Ricky...

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