Doug Warney marks one year of freedom


One year ago, Doug Warney was freed from a New York prison after serving nine years for a murder he didn’t commit. In an article published last week in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle and an accompanying video, Warney discusses the struggles of adjusting to life after exoneration and dealing with the effects of this grave injustice.

Even as he savors freedom, Warney cannot stop thinking about time wasted in prison during a life that might be cut short by the AIDS virus, which continues to chip away at his health.

"It still dwells in my mind, what they did to me.

"What the system did to me was totally wrong, and that's something I have to live with for the rest of my life now," Warney said.

Read the full article here

. (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 5/15/07)

Watch a video of Warney and relatives celebrating his first year of freedom.

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about Warney’s case.

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