From The New York Times:

 

2 Convicted in 1983 North Carolina Murder Are Cleared After DNA Tests

 

Two mentally disabled half brothers who were convicted in the rape and murder of

an 11-year-old girl 30 years ago were declared innocent and ordered released by

a judge.

 

Read the story:

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/03/us/2-convicted-in-1983-north-carolina-murder-freed-after-dna-tests.html