John McNeil

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John McNeil’s Story Comes To Investigation Discovery

Kennesaw (WAOK)- The story of John McNeil, an African American  man  from Kennesaw who was wrongly serving a  life sentence for the 2005 shooting death of a white man will be profiled during the Wednesday […]


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Wife Of Georgia Man Claiming Self-Defense Dies

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A North Carolina woman has died after years of fighting for her husband’s release from a Georgia prison because of the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law. Tracy Dew said Sunday her […]


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NAACP Rallies To Free John McNeil

ATLANTA (WAOK)-National and local NAACP officials will join civil rights activists and local elected officials in Atlanta on Monday to rally for the freedom of John McNeil. McNeil, a successful African American businessman in Cobb […]