Joseph Sledge was convicted of a double murder in 1978, but was exonerated after 37 years in prison. What evidence helped overturn his conviction?
Brief and Timeline from the hearing conducted by the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission
The Affidavit Given by Herman Baker At Hearing:
Joseph Sledge, Wrongly Imprisoned For Decades, Now Free
“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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