How DNA Freed This Inmate After 37 Years


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

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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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