GRAYSON On a recent night at the Carter County Public Library, Ray Krone told his story of being convicted and sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit in the state of Arizona.
Krone previously supported the death penalty before the circumstances that led to his harrowing story. The experience has caused him to shift his focus towards a movement that he hopes will bring about the abolishment of the death penalty. Krone was the 100th person exonerated from the death penalty since its reinstatement. Krone, and Witness to Innocence, are touring Kentucky to bring their message to the people of the Bluegrass State. The event was sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and Witness to Innocence. READ MORE.