He’s in prison for murdering Michael Jordan’s father. New evidence could change everything.

He’s in prison for murdering Michael Jordan’s father. New evidence could change everything.

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Daniel Green, who is serving a life sentence for the July 1993 death of former NBA basketball star Michael Jordan's father James Jordan, listens to questions during an interview at the Harnett County Correctional Institute in Lillington, N.C. (AP Photo/Sara D. Davis, File) December 6 at 7:10 AM The body was found in Gum Swamp, a twisting finger of black water bordered by leaning walls of longleaf pine near South Carolina’s northern border. A local fisherman, hunting for catfish and perch, spotted the man face down in the creek tangled on a branch, as a summer thunderstorm cracked overhead. It was Aug. 3. .


1993. He was fully dressed but missing shoes. Authorities from the nearby town of McColl, S.C., could find no identification. The heat and water had badly eaten away his features. A later autopsy determined a single .38 bullet was sunk into the anonymous victim’s upper right breast. The county was rural, it’s coroner a part-timer who owned a construction company. .

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