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Darrell Jones Reflects On Past, Looks Forward After Murder Retrial Acquittal18:11

Darrell Jones. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Darrell Jones. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Darrell Jones spent 32 years of a life sentence in Massachusetts prisons for the 1985 murder of Guillermo Rodriguez. From the time he was convicted at age 18, Jones has always maintained he did not commit the crime.

In 2017, his conviction was overturned after a judge ruled he didn't receive a fair trial. But in April, a judge allowed prosecutors to pursue a new trial.

That retrial concluded last week, and the jury found him not guilty. Now, at the age of 52, Darrell Jones is finally a free man.


Darrell Jones, who served 32 years in prison on a wrongful conviction.

This segment aired on June 18, 2019.


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