An ex-con Illinois State University's Social Justice Project helped free from prison comes to Normal tomorrow. Dale Helmig was convicted in 1996 for the slaying three years earlier of his mother in Missouri. He spent 15 years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit. Two documentaries were produced about his case including one at ISU. The TV show America's Most Wanted devoted a full hour to Helmig's unlawful arrest and conviction.
Dale Helmig now speaks about his experiences with the criminal justice system and will appear in Normal tomorrow night. WGLT's Willis Kern reports.
Helmig talk about how he gives back to organizations that helped him.
Dale Helmig speaks at ISU's Bone Student Center Prairie Room tomorrow night at 6:30. Learn more about Illinois State University's Social Justice Project.
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