How DNA Freed This Inmate After 37 Years

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Joseph Sledge was convicted of a double murder in 1978, but was exonerated after 37 years in prison. What evidence helped overturn his conviction?

Learn More:
Brief and Timeline from the hearing conducted by the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission
http://www.innocencecommission-nc.gov/Forms/pdf/Sledge/State%20v.%20Joseph%20Sledge%20Brief.pdf

The Affidavit Given by Herman Baker At Hearing:
http://www.innocencecommission-nc.gov/Forms/pdf/Sledge/Handouts%20provided%20to%20the%20Commission%20during%20the%20hearing.pdf

Joseph Sledge, Wrongly Imprisoned For Decades, Now Free
http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/23/us/man-free-after-jailed-for-half-his-life/
“During the more than three decades Sledge was in prison, he maintained his innocence, filing numerous post-conviction motions on various grounds. All were denied without hearing.”

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