Last updated: 10 may, 2010 - 12:24 GMT

Innocent man released after 29 years in prison

Raymond Towler

Mr Towler says he does not blame anybody for his wrongful conviction

Raymond Towler spent almost 29 years in jail in the United States for a crime he did not commit.

He was convicted of rape, kidnapping, and felonious assault in 1981.

A court in Cleveland set him free on 5 May after examining new DNA evidence which completely exonerated him.

His case was supported by Mark Godsey of the Ohio Innocence Project.

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First broadcast 8 May 2010

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