The Grio   |  December 05, 2013

Man claims he shared jail cell with George Stinney

A man claiming to have shared a jail cell with George Stinney, Jr. in 1944 has come forward. Wilford 'Johnny' Hunter tells theGrio.com and NBC News he spent a 'few days' with Stinney at a Sumter County jail. Stinney was tried and convicted of murdering two white girls and sentenced to die by electrocution. Hunter tells theGrio.com's Todd Johnson that Stinney told him he didn't commit the crime. TheGrio.com has the exclusive video interview.

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