FREE! Innocent man cleared by DNA after spending 30 years in prison
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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#1 Jan 5, 2011
This story puts the frequency of Texas death penalties in the correct context.
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#2 Jan 5, 2011
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.
#3 Jan 5, 2011
It's sooooo much cheaper to lock 'em up and lose the key.
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