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Meet Joseph, The Man Who Was Sentenced To Life In Prison At The Age Of 15.

A life sentence doesn't always mean you will literally spend the rest of your life in prison, it might be for some years before you are eligible for parole. I will tell you the story of a man sentenced to life in prison at 15.

In the case of Joseph Ligon, parole eligibility was withheld. Joseph Ligon is a black American who was sentenced to life in prison without parole at the age of 15.

Joseph was forced to serve 67 years and 54 days for a crime he actually claimed he didn't commit. Joe and four friends headed to Philadelphia for robbery and they were captured.

15 years old Joseph said that he claimed the life of one of the victims with a weapon, but after his conviction he said that he was not involved in the attack. Joseph insisted that he was innocent.

At the age of 85 when he (Joseph) finally got released in 2021, he insisted that he would rather remain behind bars.

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