• Wrongly convicted man freed from jail after 33 YEARS

    Wrongly convicted man freed from jail after 33 YEARS

    A former US sailor was acquitted Thursday with the help of DNA evidence after spending 33 years in prison, erroneously convicted of raping a woman and killing her husband in 1982.

    Keith Harward was convicted on expert testimony that a bite mark on the wife matched his teeth imprint. He was sentenced to life in prison.

    Three decades later, DNA tests have revealed that the rape and murder were carried out by a different sailor, who has since died in prison serving […]