He long professed his innocence, but Willis wouldn’t be freed until 2006, after he was awarded a second t*rial and a j*udge cleared him of any wrongdoing.

While in c*ustody, Willis spent four years in solitary confinement.

“Cedric was very shy and very wary,” a*ttorney Emily Maw of Innocence Project New Orleans told the Clarion-Ledger, recalling their first meeting. “He’d come to the point where he didn’t really trust or believe anyone remembered that he was there except his mom and his family.” continue reading below...

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