The case that left Crosland behind bars for decades was recently unraveled by the district attorney’s office. After the office’s conviction integrity unit (CIU) — created to examine assertions of innocence and wrongful conviction — launched an investigation into the case, the 60-year-old was exonerated and released from prison in late June. Read more>>
Curtis Crosland spent 34 years in prison. Evidence on file for decades exonerated him.
Crosland spent 34 years — more than half his life — in prison for the crime. But the state said investigators may not have handed over “troubling” information that would have undermined the witnesses’ credibility decades ago — and pointed to another suspect.