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Altogether, they spent more than 100 years in prison—including stints on death row—for a crime they didn’t commit.
Now, 40 years later, the murder remains unsolved, and the three men wrongfully convicted for it sat down with Fusion for their first joint interview since they were exonerated late last year.
They talked about their experiences behind bars, the false confession by a 12-year-old boy that sent them there—and why their first stop as free men was Red Lobster. (Watch the full 16-minute interview here
, or see clips below.)
“I couldn’t even cry then, and I’m crying now,” said Ricky Jackson, 58, about the day he finally walked out of prison in November.
“I mean, just to step out…”…