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  • Video: After third trial, Richard Alex Williams acquitted of murder

    Richard Alex Williams is interviewed by The Bee's Sam Stanton in the law offices of Victor Haltom on his first day of freedom after being acquitted for a 1996 murder on Nov. 2, 2015. Williams was freed after spending 19 years in jail. He went through three jury trials; the first ended with a hung jury, the second found him guilty but was tossed out and in the third he was found not guilty. He remained in custody for 24 hours before being released.

Richard Alex Williams is interviewed by The Bee's Sam Stanton in the law offices of Victor Haltom on his first day of freedom after being acquitted for a 1996 murder on Nov. 2, 2015. Williams was freed after spending 19 years in jail. He went through three jury trials; the first ended with a hung jury, the second found him guilty but was tossed out and in the third he was found not guilty. He remained in custody for 24 hours before being released. Autumn Payne apayne@sacbee.com
Richard Alex Williams is interviewed by The Bee's Sam Stanton in the law offices of Victor Haltom on his first day of freedom after being acquitted for a 1996 murder on Nov. 2, 2015. Williams was freed after spending 19 years in jail. He went through three jury trials; the first ended with a hung jury, the second found him guilty but was tossed out and in the third he was found not guilty. He remained in custody for 24 hours before being released. Autumn Payne apayne@sacbee.com
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After third trial, man acquitted of Sacramento murder is freed from jail

November 03, 2015 1:30 PM

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