‘Those guys are human beings:’ Ex-prisoner with commuted sentence urges reform as he walks free
JACKSON, MI — Michael Thompson walked out of the Charles Egeler Reception And Guidance Center at 4 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28 a free man.
After serving 25 years behind bars, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer granted Thompson’s request for clemency in December.
Two daughters and a granddaughter were there to greet him as he left the prison.