Wrongfully Convicted Man Reflects On Prison & Newfound Freedom

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Anthony Murray

Being sent to prison for a crime you didn’t commit is a nightmare few can imagine. But for an Illinois man, that nightmare was a reality for over a decade. In 1998 a young man from Centralia was stabbed to death – apparently over a heated game of dice. Anthony Murray spent 14 years in prison for that murder. It’s a crime he, witnesses, and the Illinois Innocence Project say someone else is guilty of. The project fought for Murray’s release and he’s been out of prison since last October. Murray recently spoke with WUIS’ Rachel Otwell about his experience:

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