Panel hears sides on death penalty

Ex-death-row inmate testifies

Posted: January 31, 2013 at 3:29 a.m.

Ray Krone of Arizona, who was wrongfully convicted of murder in 1992, and sentenced to death, gestures as he speaks against the death penalty during a meeting of Senate Committee on Judiciary at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Ray Krone spent 10 years, three months and eight days in prison and was nearly put to death for a murder he did not commit, he told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

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