FREE! Innocent man cleared by DNA after spending 30 years in prison

Jan 5, 2011 | Posted by: Mr_Bill | Full story: www.nydailynews.com

Cornelius Dupree Jr. said it's "a joy" to be free. An innocent Texas man who spent 30 years in prison had his conviction in a rape and robbery overturned Tuesday because of DNA evidence.

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Lance Winslow

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Jan 5, 2011
 
This story puts the frequency of Texas death penalties in the correct context.

“If it ain't broke don't fix it”

Since: Jul 09

Arcadia, LA.

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Lance Winslow wrote:
This story puts the frequency of Texas death penalties in the correct context.
For once Lance, I agree with you. This is a perfect example of why the death penalty is a horrible idea. Not only does it NOT prevent violent crimes, but way too many innocent people are sent to prison (and death row) for crimes they did not commit.
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dragoon70056 wrote:
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For once Lance, I agree with you. This is a perfect example of why the death penalty is a horrible idea. Not only does it NOT prevent violent crimes, but way too many innocent people are sent to prison (and death row) for crimes they did not commit.
It's sooooo much cheaper to lock 'em up and lose the key.

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