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Today: Freed death row inmate on release

April 7th, 2015

Episode 258 of 1337 episodes

Anthony Ray Hinton has been freed after spending nearly 30 years on death row. He was convicted of murdering two restaurant managers in Birmingham in 1985, but was granted a new trial last year. Tests on bullets found at the crime scene could not be connected to a gun found at Mr Hinton's home, prompting prosecutors to drop the case. Sarah spoke to Anthony Ray Hinton and Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative director, who campaigned for Hinton's release, and asked Anthony what the last few days had been like

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