Randall Dale Adams, Exonerated From Texas' Death Row, Is Reported Dead

Randall Dale Adams, who spent more than 12 years on Texas Death Row before being exonerated of killing a Dallas police officer, died in relative obscurity last year, his family has confirmed.

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