Joseph Sledge Exonerated! Jan. 23, 2015

In 1976, Joseph Sledge was 34 years old and in his third year of a four-year prison term at a minimum-security facility for larceny and receiving stolen goods convictions. All of Joseph’s prior convictions were for non-violent, theft-related misdemeanors. On September 5, 1976, Joseph jumped the fence at the prison and headed to Fayetteville.

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