Wrongfully convicted Missouri men and women released

POSTED: 03:48 PM CST Dec 24, 2013    UPDATED: 08:25 PM CST Nov 18, 2013 

Since 1991, 29 Missouri men and women have walked free from prison. Most were never supposed to see outside the prison walls again. These six men and women have been released from prison in the last year alone.

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Flanked by his sister, Elfrieda Allen, left, and mother, Lonzetta Taylor, right, George Allen Jr. wipes his face after being released from custody Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, in Jefferson City, Mo. A Cole County judge overturned a 95-year prison sentence Nov. 2 and ordered Allen's release after spending nearly three decades in prison on rape and murder convictions, ruling police had withheld evidence that raised questions about Allen's guilt.


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