Sedley Alley went to his death based on scant physical evidence and a confession he said had been coerced. His daughter hopes DNA testing will provide answers.

April Alley had last spoken with her father when she was a girl of 10, so there was plenty of catching up to do when they met about 15 years later in the noisy visiting area of a prison in Nashville, Tennessee.

She told him about her life as an adult: college, marriage, a home near Louisville.

Her father, Sedley Alley, talked about being a convicted murderer on death row and the haze

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