$1.1 million raised from donors around the world to aid exoneree Kevin Strickland

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The Kansas City Star

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Money and words of support kept flowing into a GoFundMe fundraiser to benefit Kevin Strickland, growing to $1.1 million Friday, according to the fundraiser’s page. Strickland, 62, was exonerated in a 1978 triple murder that he has always said he did not commit. He was released from the Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron this week after a judge granted Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker’s motion to free him. The Midwest Innocence Project set up the online fundraiser in June saying at the time it was confident Strickland would be released and that he woul…

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