Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Missouri: Pardon

The Associated Press reports 52 year old Michael Wayne Ford Sr. is finally walking out prison ... more than four years after he was granted clemency! Ford was convicted for the murder of a hitchhiker in 1977, but the AP reports:
Former Gov. Joe Teasdale represented Ford for a clemency request. Then-Gov. Bob Holden granted the request in 2004, making Ford eligible for parole. But the parole board denied his release a couple of times before finally letting him go Wednesday.
See story here.

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