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Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio

Twenty minutes was all it took for a Peoria County Judge to vacate a man’s 47-year-old murder conviction.

Exonerated Ex-Inmate Speaks Up for Heidelberg

Apr 19, 2017
Seth Perlman / AP Photo

A former inmate who was wrongfully convicted of murder says he believes his friend, Cleve Heidelberg, is innocent.

Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio

A 74-year-old Peoria man returns to prison in Galesburg this evening, but he could be freed later this spring if a judge believes new evidence proves his innocence.