Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation

IrelandHARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland — an innocent man convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a Wallingford mother — was convinced he’d die in prison, of old age or, more likely, of violence.
Every waking moment of his 21 years in prison he had a knot of fear in his stomach. He was surrounded by violence and by violent people — murderers, rapists, armed robbers.