Wrongfully Convicted Inmate Freed From Death Row in Lousiana
The 141st wrongfully convicted death row inmate in the U.S. was released from jail today after serving 15 years for a crime he didn't commit. Damon Thibodeaux, now 38, left prison today. The cause of his wrongful conviction: A false confession. Later DNA testing excluded him as the perpetrator of the crime.
Nationally, DNA has freed 18 wrongfully convicted death row inmates.
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