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Kevin Strickland Set For Release From Western Missouri Correctional Center

FILE- In this Nov. 5, 2019 file photo, Kevin Strickland is pictured in an interview room at Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron, Mo. The Missouri Attorney General's office says the longtime inmate is guilty of killing three people in Kansas City in 1978. In a motion filed Monday, July 12, 2021, Assistant Attorney General Andrew Clarke asked a judge to deny a petition seeking to exonerate Strickland and free him from prison. (James Wooldridge/The Kansas City Star via AP, File)

Missouri Department of Corrections spokesperson Karen Pojmann says Kevin Strickland is expected to be released this afternoon from Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron.

A judge today granted a motion to exonerate Strickland in a 1978 triple murder.

The judge ordered Strickland’s immediate release.

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