Kiera Newsome spent nearly 20 years in prison after she was convicted of murder. But, she insists she never killed anyone – and claims that she took the fall for a crime with alleged gang ties. Kiera says she was in high school class the day of the killing – and she can prove it.
“She was marked present on the day of the murder,” says Kiera’s former teacher, Rebecca, who says she did headcounts of the students hourly. “She was still in my classroom the whole day.”

In the video above, Rebecca describes what she says it was like in her classroom and at school the day police allege Kiera committed murder – and how it would have been nearly impossible for Kiera to leave the school and return unnoticed. And, hear from Kiera's new attorneys, one of whom calls her case “the starkest miscarriage of justice” he has ever seen in his 20 years as an attorney.
Kiera says she is now fighting to be exonerated for a crime she claims she didn’t commit. On Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil, "19 Years Lost: I Am Innocent," hear from a key prosecution witness who Kiera says has changed his story. Check local listings to see where you can watch.

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