Michael Morton on ‘60 Minutes’
An interview with Michael Morton, who spent 25 years in jail after being wrongly convicted of the murder of his wife, will air on this Sunday's 60 Minutes.
This Sunday, 60 Minutes‘ Lara Logan tells the story of Michael Morton, who spent 25 years in jail after being wrongly convicted of the murder of his wife, Christine. It’s the first major interview given by the exonerated former Williamson County resident since his release on October 4, 2011.
Below, a short preview, including footage from the day that Morton was convicted, as well as from the day that he was finally released:
Last week, Houston criminal defense attorney Rusty Hardin was named special prosecutor for a court of inquiry that will examine whether or not prosecutorial misconduct contributed to Morton’s wrongful conviction.
Logan’s report will air in full on Sunday at 6 p.m.