The Son Wrongfully Accused Of Murdering His Parents

Aired on 10/20/2008 | CC tv-pg
At age 17, Martin Tankleff was a senior in high school when he confessed to killing his parents, but says that his confession at the time was false and that it was coerced by the police. Martin was sentenced to 50 years to life for the murders of his parents. However, after waging a 17-year battle from prison to prove that he was innocent, he was finally freed. In 2008, Oprah met the man who made national news as a teenager.