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30 Years On Death Row: A Conversation With Anthony Ray Hinton | The Marshall Project

FILE - In this April 3, 2015 file photo, Pat Turner, left, hugs Anthony Ray Hinton as he leaves the Jefferson County jail in
FILE - In this April 3, 2015 file photo, Pat Turner, left, hugs Anthony Ray Hinton as he leaves the Jefferson County jail in Birmingham, Ala. Hinton spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row, and was set free after prosecutors told a judge they won't re-try him for the 1985 slayings of two fast-food managers. Defense attorneys said the release of Hinton, after nearly 30 years on Alabamaᅢ까タᅡルs death row is an argument for the establishment of a conviction integrity unit to investigate claims of innocence. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager)

Anthony Ray Hinton was convicted of murdering two fast food restaurant managers in separate robberies in the Birmingham, Ala. area in 1985. The only evidence linking Hinton to the crime were bullets the state’s experts claimed matched a .38 revolver recovered from Hinton’s home.

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