14, Apr 2015 - Caddo, LA Former prosecutor offers a terrifying explanation for why he helped convict an innocent man
Glenn Ford was sentenced to die in 1984 for the murder of a Shreveport, Louisiana jeweler after an all-white jury convicted him. Thirty years later, evidence emerged that proved he wasn't the killer. Ford, suffering from lung cancer he said went untreated, was released from Louisiana's notorious Angola Prison last year. In a shockingly candid editorial for Shreveport Times, the lead ...
04, Apr 2014 - Caddo, LA Glenn Ford: After 30 years on death row, inmate walks free after wrongful conviction overturned
One of the United States' longest-serving prisoners on death row was freed from a Louisiana prison after he was exonerated of charges that he killed a man in 1983.
04, Apr 2014 - Caddo, LA Free after 30 years on death row
Inmate walks from a Louisiana prison after he is exonerated of charges that he killed a man in 1983.
03, Apr 2014 - Lafayette, LA Prosecutors to vacate murder conviction, death sentence of Glenn Ford
Caddo Parish prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to vacate the first-degree murder conviction and death sentence of Glenn Ford. Ford has been on death row at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola since his sentencing in March 1985.
01, Apr 2014 - Louisiana inmate released after 30 years on death row
By Omar Villafranca CADDO PARISH, La. (CBS/WAFB) -- A man who spent 30 years on death row for the murder of a jeweler walked out of prison a free man Tuesday. Glenn Ford, 64, of Caddo Parish, left the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola after a judge signed an order vacating his first-degree murder conviction and death sentence. ...
01, Apr 2014 - Caddo, LA On Death Row For 30 Years, Now a Free Man
A Louisiana man on death row , who has maintained his innocence for over 30 years, has been released from prison. Glenn Ford, 64, walked out of a maximum security prison in Angola, La. Tuesday, after a Louisiana District Court …
01, Apr 2014 - Caddo, LA Man who spent decades on La. death row is freed
ANGOLA, La. (AP) — A state District Court judge has vacated a Caddo Parish man's murder conviction and death sentence and ordered the man's release from Louisiana's maximum security prison at Angola, where he spent the past 30 years.