NC Man Waiting for Pardon From Governor

Dozens of people supporting a North Carolina man who served more than two decades behind bars for a murder he said he didn’t commit gathered Friday outside the Executive Mansion as they urged the governor to formally pardon him. Dontae Sharpe and his allies, including leaders of the state NAACP, held a vigil in front of Gov. Roy Cooper’s state residence in downtown Raleigh. Cooper says he’ll make a decision by the end of the year.

Author: Mike Jackson