Benjamine Spencer Released In Dallas County For Wrongful Conviction

After spending more than 30 years in prison, Benjamine Spencer has been released for wrongful conviction after a hearing in Dallas County Friday.

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- We go to some breaking news right now. More than 34 years after he went to prison for a crime he insists he did not commit, tonight, Benjamine Spencer walked out of jail. This happened just moments ago, Spencer leaving the [INAUDIBLE] Justice Center after spending decades fighting to prove he did not rob and murder a clothing executive back in 1987. Spencer was granted a personal recognizance bond this afternoon, two days after the Dallas County District Attorney's Office recommended his conviction be vacated after Spitzer's lawyers presented new evidence.