Texas inmate pardoned after DNA test

Oct. 10, 2001 at 5:17 PM

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry Wednesday pardoned a man serving a life sentence for a 1986 rape and murder because he was cleared by DNA tests. Calvin Edward Washington was the second inmate pardoned by Perry after being cleared by DNA testing.

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