Episode 87: Joe Giarratano

Joe Giarratano was on death row, convicted of a murder and rape he had not committed. Three days before his execution in 1991, his sentence was commuted to life imprisonment. In 2017, with his innocence established, Joe was granted a pardon and released from prison. Randy met Joe while they were both serving life. Now Joe’s in the free world he may be able to help Randy’s case.

Red Onion Randy features the life and times of Randall Via, who is currently serving 1,214 years in Red Onion State Prison for capital murder. Directed and produced by Michael Garbutt. Field and development producer, Paulie “Guinness” Doyle. Website and podcast design by Nishant Pandav. Sound editing and music by Julia Jooyeon Park. Title music by Joni Park and Julia Jooyeon Park.

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