Andrew Leander Wilson,a California man who spent 32 years behind bars is finally free,he was 30 years old when he was convicted for the 1984 murder of 21-year-old Christopher Hanson, which he did not commit.
With the help of the Loyola Law School Project for the Innocent, the 62-year-old and Deputy District Attorney Erika Jerez were able to prove that there were errors in the case.
Wilson had maintained his innocence since the day he was arrested for the stabbing death of a 21-year-old man who was killed during a late night attack in Los Angeles in 1984 According to INSIDE EDITION.
“I’ve been inside for 32 years, three months and 14 days. It’s been that long”. These were the words of Andrew Leander Wilson as he walked out of jail haven been wrongfully convicted.
Judge Laura Priver expressed her gratitude to the DA’s office for their work, then Wilson repeatedly thanked the judge for his release.
The following day he was reunited with his family as a free man. He hugged and kissed his relatives, and news crews captured the precious moment.
Wilson is headed to St. Louis to spend time with his 96-year-old mother, Margie Davis. She spent decades working to overturn his wrongful conviction according to Associated report.