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Innocence Committee hearing begins for man convicted of Bladen Co. double murder

A three-day hearing for a man who contends he was wrongly convicted of a 1976 Bladen County double murder began Wednesday.Joseph Sledge, 70, was sentenced to life behind bars for murdering a mother and daughter.Sledge escaped from a prison in Elizabethtown after an argument with another inmate. The same night, Josephine and Ailene Davis were stabbed to death.Eight members of the N.C. Innocence Inquiry Commission will hear evidence, and if they agree that Sledge’s claim merits further review, …

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