Keith Harward adjusting to life outside prison

Photo courtesy: Keith Harward
Photo courtesy: Keith Harward

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.

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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.

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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: