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Friday, March 17, 2017
Man exonerated for LA murder walks free after 32 years
LOS ANGELES — Andrew Leander Wilson, a broad smile on his face and no bitterness in his heart, clasped hands with his family on his first day of freedom Thursday after spending 32 years in prison for a murder he denied committing.
Wilson, 62, was released from the Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail downtown into a sea of cameras and cheers and applause from university law students who worked to free him.
"This is unbelievable. This is unbelievable," Wilson said. More