• Man sentenced to 80 years jailterm is freed from prisonl after spending 21 years for crime he didn’t commit

    Man sentenced to 80 years jailterm is freed from prisonl after spending 21 years for crime he didn’t commit

    Darryl Howard, who was sentenced to 80 years in prison after a 1995 court trial was released from the Durham County Detention center in North Carolina on Wednesday after spending 21 years for a crime he didn’t commit.

    Howard was convicted of the 1991 strangling and sexual assault of 29-year-old Doris Washington and her 13-year-old daughter, Nishonda., but the judge yesterday threw out the double murder conviction and ordered Howard’s immediate and unrestricted release from prison, saying there was no DNA […]