Tulsa Man Wrongfully Imprisoned for 21 Years Speaks Out

Malcolm Scott has changed a lot in his life after spending nearly two decades in prison for a crime he didn't commit.

"I wasn't given this second chance just to get out here and be nothing. You know? God gave me this chance for a reason, and I know this is just the beginning," Scott said.

He's now a college student, working toward his dream of training professional athletes.

He also works 12 hours a day. Scott said it's important that he supports himself after having to be dependent for so long. 

He and Demarchoe Carpenter went to jail as teenagers in 1996 for the murder of a woman named Karen Summers.

"I'm 17 years old. You're just saying, β€˜it's over for you,’" Scott said.

A judge sentenced him to life plus 170 years.

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