Ohio parole board orders Patterson’s release from life sentence for the 1994 murder of 15-year-old Michelle Lai, but without securing her innocence

Tyra Patterson, an African American woman who has spent more than two decades in Ohio prisons for a murder in which she insists she played no part, will walk free by Christmas after a parole board ordered her release.

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