An exonerated Idaho man finally had his freedom. What came next was 'incomprehensible.'

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In September, Chris Tapp recorded an interview with “Dateline” at his Idaho home.

He had served 20 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, and the interview was the last time he planned on publicly discussing the 1996 murder of his friend Angie Dodge — the 18-year-old Idaho woman whom Tapp was wrongfully convicted of killing.

Tapp didn’t want to be remembered as the man from the Angie Dodge case, he said, but rather as an advocate — someone who, after his 2019 exoneration, pushed lawmakers in his state and others to provide fair compensation to people who have been wrongfully convicted.

“I have to move forward,” he said.