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Lawyer: Some justice for teen executed 86 years ago

May 16, 2017 GMT

By Staff

The proponents of a decades long effort to posthumously exonerate a 16-year-old African-American boy executed in 1931 for the murder of a woman say they are grateful to see what they call a measure of justice finally take place in the case.

Last week, Delaware County Judge John Capuzzi expunged the criminal record of Alexander McClay Williams, who had been convicted by an all-white jurt in the stabbing death of Vida Robare, matron at the Glen Mills School for Boys.

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