Sentence vacated for man after Oklahoma Innocence project filed on his behalf

Innocent Project lawyer helps man get released after 19 years in prison

TULSA, Okla. — QUICK FACTS:

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Man freed from prison after Innocence Project files on his behalf

FREE MAN: A judge vacated Willard O'Neal's murder sentence today after the Innocence Project filed a post-conviction relief on his behalf. MORE DETAILS >>> http://bit.ly/32IJIQH

Posted by FOX23 News on Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • The state agreed to vacate his sentence. O'Neal entered a no contest plea to murder II and shooting with intent to kill and recieved credit for time served.
  • After 19 years he will be a free man.

FOX23 was there when O'Neal was released to his family:

Man freed from prison after Innocence Project files on his behalf

FREE MAN: A judge vacated Willard O'Neal's murder sentence today after the Innocence Project filed a post-conviction relief on his behalf. MORE DETAILS >>> http://bit.ly/32IJIQH

Posted by FOX23 News on Thursday, September 12, 2019

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