Photos of US-based man circulating all over the internet has left social media users awashed with shock after it was revealed that he was wrongfully jailed for 43 years following a crime he was never involved in.
According to credible sources, the now 62-aged man, Kevin Strickland was being convicted for killing three people.
During the 1978 incident, four people were shot but only one survived and mistakenly mentioned Strickland as the perpetrator.
He was sentenced to 50 years but luckily on Tuesday, 23 November, Strickland was released after being found innocent.
Speaking yesterday, the old man appreciated everyone who came through to help him revealing that he is still in disbelief that his days came earlier than expected.
However, the state of Missouri declined to compensate him for the four decades he spent in prison. Luckily, people all over the world came together to support Strickland financially to start a new life.
Following some recent reports, the money raised is skyrocketing and is now at ksh 26 million unlike the earlier targeted amount, ksh 16 million.
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