News 09.21.07

Sunday marks three years of freedom for Calvin Willis

After serving 21 years in Louisiana prison for a sexual assault he didn’t commit,

Calvin Willis

was exonerated on September 23, 2003, after DNA testing proved his innocence. Willis, who is one of nine people exonerated by DNA testing in Louisiana, will celebrate three years of freedom on Sunday.

Other exoneration anniversaries this week:

Today:

Gilbert Alejandro

, Texas (Served 3 years, Exonerated 09/21/94)

Tomorrow:

Chester Bauer

, Minnesota (Served 9 years, Exonerated 9/22/97)

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