News 05.27.09

Dallas Man Expected to Walk Free Today

More than 22 years ago, Jerry Lee Evans was misidentified in a poorly administered lineup and convicted of a sexual assault he didn’t commit. Today, he is finally expected to walk free, after DNA testing proved that another man committed the crime, Evans’ attorneys say.

Evans … wasn't told that DNA cleared him until Tuesday afternoon, said Michelle Moore, the attorney who agreed to help him obtain DNA testing.

Moore said that Evans was excited by the news but had expected it.

"I knew it would happen," he told Moore. "It was just a matter of when."


Read the full story here

. (Dallas Morning News, 05/27/2009)

Evans is expected to appear tonight on Larry King Live with several other Dallas County exonerees.

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