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Robert Dewey was wrongly convicted and served 18 years in prison before being released. (credit: CBS)

After Unjust Sentence, Colorado Begins Paying Inmate

Prison time for a murder he didn’t commit robbed 52-year-old Robert Dewey of priceless moments, like the birth of his grandchildren and the burial of his only son.

10/27/2013

Robert Dewey was wrongly convicted and served 18 years in prison before being released. (credit: CBS)

Wrongly Convicted Colorado Man Could Get $1.2M

A Mesa County man who inspired a new law compensating the wrongly convicted is nearing a monetary settlement with the state.

08/04/2013

Robert Dewey (credit: CBS)

Prosecutor-Led Effort Frees Convicted Man

Colorado’s first prosecutor-led DNA exoneration of a man wrongfully convicted of murder came after a review of nearly 5,000 cases in a review effort that is spreading nationwide.

05/10/2012

Douglas Thames (credit: mugshots.com)

Man Serving Life In Prison For Murder Loses Chance For Appeal

A man already serving a life sentence for murder is suspected in another decades-old crime. On Wednesday, Douglas Thames lost his chance for an appeal.

05/03/2012

Robert Dewey in court for his release hearing on Monday (credit: CBS)

Man Convicted In Mesa County Of Murder, Rape Freed By DNA Evidence

Robert Dewey was 33 when he went to prison for the 1994 rape and murder of a Palisade woman. The 51-year-old walked away free Monday, after new testing of DNA evidence pointed to someone else as the suspect.

04/30/2012

Robert Dewey (credit: Colorado Dept. of Corrections)

DNA Clears Convicted Murderer, Points At 2nd Suspect

CBS4 has learned that a man convicted and imprisoned for a 1994 murder and rape on the Western Slope will likely be released next week after DNA evidence showed he was innocent.

04/27/2012

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