Lawmakers consider compensating wrongfully convicted

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Lamonte McIntyre spent 23 years in prison for a double murder he didn’t commit.

He lost everything. He lost his youth. He lost holidays with his family. He couldn’t be there for his mother when her father died. Jail crushed him. He had nothing left.

When he left prison nearly four months ago, McIntyre walked free with just the clothes his lawyers gave him and a small savings from his prison inmate account.

McIntyre received nothing from Kansas for his wrongful conviction. Kansas is just one of 18 states that don’t provide compensation for innocent people sent . . .


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