Glen Ford to receive $250K after 30yrs on death row for crime he didn’t commit

Glen Ford to receive $250K after 30yrs on death row for crime he didn’t commit
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POSTED: Friday, March 14, 2014 - 1:16pm

UPDATED: Monday, March 17, 2014 - 11:54am

Glenn Ford has enjoyed just a few days of freedom since he walked out of Angola Tuesday, after spending 30 years on death row for a murder he did not commit.

And now attention is on how the state plans to make things right.

Ford will get $250,000 dollars. Some citizens don't think that's enough.

But how do you pay back 30 years behind bars, to someone who shouldn't have been there in the first place?

There's a cap on how much money a wrongfully convicted person gets in Louisiana.

It's $25,000 dollars for every year behind bars.

In ford's case, time served with no cap would be closer to three-quarters of a million bucks.

But some say no money will ever be enough!

New evidence cleared ford of a 1983 murder of a Shreveport area jeweler.

That means the real killer is still out there.

Ford went to jail when his sons were babies, and "they" now have babies of their own.

It's three decades he can never get back. 

Also read: Caddo Parish death row prisoner found innocent, freed after 30yrs

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No not really because no amount of money can pay his time for a crime he didn't do its a shame.. but good luck in the future!!!

I don't know, can you put a price on your time? Can it be made up with money? Time away from family, friends, and who know's he might have been a Millionaire! If he had kids you can't get that time back, you can't get any of that back, I know!

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