S3: The Innocents - Juan Melendez

Season 3, Episode 7,   Dec 28, 2020, 07:00 AM

Juan Melendez tells Alex about spending nearly 18 years on death row for the murder of Delbert Baker in Florida. Juan was innocent of the crime, and despite having an alibi for the time of the murder, he was prosecuted using the testimony of a known criminal. Juan talks about the use of the electric chair in Florida and the pain of losing friends he had made on death row when their time came to be executed. 

The Innocents is presented by Alex Hannaford and produced by Peter Sale