After the judge dismissed the murder charge against him, and advised LaMarr Monson to go enjoy his life, he held his sobbing mother in the hallway just outside the courtroom for a long time.
Delores Monson never gave up on her “baby son,” now 45 years old. For years, she tried to convince people her baby was innocent.
“Different prosecutors, judges, lawyers, I’ve been to so many people it’s not even funny. But I thank God for Jesus. And I thank God that my son is home. And he’s free!” she shouts, beaming ear to ear.
“He’s free! He’s free! He’s free!”