GREENSBORO, N.C. (WAVY) – It’s been six months since a former sailor who spent decades locked up for a Newport News murder he didn’t commit was released from prison.
WAVY TV was there in April when Harward was released from prison after 33 years on a wrongful rape and murder conviction. DNA evidence cleared him.
We have an update on how Keith Harward is adjusting to his new life.
Harward says he’s now living in a townhouse in Greensboro, North Carolina. He’s put on a few pounds, has his own car, and a fishing license.
Next month, he’ll vote in an election for the first time in his life.
He shared these pictures showing how he is enjoying his freedom: