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David Milgaard, wrongfully imprisoned for 23 years, dies at 69

David Milgaard, the man who spent over two decades in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, has died. He was 69.Milgaard was convicted as a teenager for the 1969 rape and murder of Gail Miller, a nurse in Saskatchewan, on her way to work.

He was sentenced to life behind bars. Canada’s Wrongfully Convicted: How does one achieve justice? It took 23 years and the introduction of DNA evidence for the Court of Appeal to throw out his conviction, and another five years for him to be officially exonerated.All this was thanks to years of work by advocates, family members and his legal team.

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David Milgaard, the man who spent over two decades in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, has died. He was 69.Milgaard was convicted as a teenager for the 1969 rape and murder of Gail Miller, a nurse in Saskatchewan, on her way to work.
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