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Kevin Strickland Exonerated and Freed 43 Years After He Was Wrongfully Convicted by All-White Jury

HeadlineNov 24, 2021
Image Credit: TNS/ABACA via Reuters

In Missouri, Kevin Strickland, an African American man who was wrongfully convicted of a triple murder in 1979 by an all-white jury, has been exonerated and released from prison after over 43 years. Strickland was arrested when he was 18, and had maintained his innocence ever since. He’s now 62. His case is the longest confirmed wrongful incarceration in Missouri’s history.

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