Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Glenn Ford, La. death row inmate, released after 30 years

ANGOLA, La. - After 30 years behind bars -- most of them on death row -- a Louisiana man, Glenn Ford, walked free Tuesday night from the maximum security prison at Angola. Earlier in the day, a Louisiana District Court judge vacated Ford's murder conviction and death sentence and ordered his release.

Ford, 64, had been on death row for the 1983 murder of Isadore Rozeman, a Shreveport jeweler and watchmaker for whom he did occasional yard work. He always maintained his innocence. 

"My mind's going all different kinds of directions, but it feels good," Ford said moments after taking his first steps outside the Angola prison. READ MORE HERE

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