Man Released On Wrongful Conviction After Serving 17 Years

A man in North Carolina spent 17 years in prison before a judge recognized that he was wrongly convicted. LaMonte Armstrong was convicted of killing his former professor in 1995. But the man was released from a North Carolina jail Friday after “authorities linked the killing to another suspect and discovered evidence that law officers and prosecutors hid key details from defense lawyers.” Armstrong is now 62 years old.