Jonathan Montgomery Released From Prison

A Panama City man who spent four years in prison for a crime he did not commit is a free man.

The Governor of Virginia has issued a conditional pardon to Jonathan Montgomery.

Montgomery was convicted of rape in 2008 and sentenced to seven and a half years in prison.

Last month, the victim recanted her story.

Then 12 days ago, a judge ordered his release but that was held up by the Attorney General’s office.

The pardon finally sets Montgomery free and his mom is driving to the prison tonight to pick her son up.

We hope to have more on this developing story tonight at 10.

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