74-year-old American woman freed after 32 years in jail over killing — thanks to law students

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 6:28 EDT
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Aging US woman freed after decades in jail over killing (via AFP)

A 74-year-old American woman who spent 32 years in jail for a killing she says she did not commit was freed, a court said. Her freedom stems largely from the work of a group of law students. Mary Virginia Jones was convicted in 1981 of homicide, kidnapping…

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