Wrongly convicted man says he’s done living in the past

Posted at 7:02 PM, Dec 05, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-05 19:07:02-05

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Thomas Haynesworth, the man who pent 27 years behind bars for crimes he did not commit and then had to wait months for a court to declare his innocence, is celebrating an important milestone.

In fact, it has been a year since the state cleared Haynesworth of any wrongdoing.

But despite losing two-thirds of his life, CBS 6 News' Shelby Brown reports that Haynesworth says he is done thinking about his past.

Watch Shelby Brown's full report in the above video player.