For years, Corey Atchison told anyone who would listen that he was wrongly imprisoned on a 1991 first-degree murder conviction related to the shooting of a man east of downtown Tulsa.

But the idea of being released became much more of a reality to Atchison once a judge freed his brother, Malcolm Scott, from prison in 2016 after finding him and another man actually innocent in an unrelated 1995 murder case.

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Here are some notable inmate releases along with the private investigator who worked on several of the cases.