Innocence Project client Roy Brown spent 15 years in New York prison before DNA testing proved his innocence. Yesterday he shared his story with a group of New York high school students, telling them about how he identified the real perpetrator from his prison cell by poring over legal documents.
"When they gave me 25 to life, that's 25 to death, because I'm never going to confess to something that I had nothing to do with," Brown said. "You know, I know that in 25 years, if I live that long, if I make it to parole, I'm not going to go in there and say I'm sorry for something I didn't do."
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. (Utica Observer-Dispatch, 05/01/08)
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