265 Innocence Project helps free man imprisoned for 29 years

A Chicago man who had proclaimed his innocence for nearly 30 years was set free from prison after DNA tests ruled him out as a suspect. Jim Abernathy was represented by the Illinois Innocence Project based out of UIS.

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Posted on March 13, 2015