Nick Yarris, 51, faced the electric chair after being framed in 1982 for the rape and murder of a woman in his native Pennsylvania.
He now plans to marry 23-year-old Lincolnshire barmaid Jessica Stubley.
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Jake Livermore has taken to Twitter post a message of thanks to everyone at Hull City following his departure
Dry and largely clear but with a touch of frost by the end of the night
The 24-year-old was forced to stop by his attacker