When I was the age of 20 similar men my age were really starting their adult lives. They were going to college, starting careers and families. I was faced with the all too possibility reality of spending the remainder of my life in a prison cell. And even worse, it was a crime I did not commit.
Without a shred of physical evidence and mountains of inconsistent statements and out-right lies. I was convicted of murder in the first degree. My sentence…life in prison without the possibility parole!
My life has not been the same since. After all the years it is still hard for me to believe they said “guilty”… I mean, how can something like this happen me was all I could think? Sentenced to life for something you didn’t do…is a hard pill to swallow. [Read more…]