UPDATE: 7:30 p.m. est.
Ryan Ferguson Released. Press conference will be held at 7 p.m. at the Boone County Court House CST.
Video of Ryan leaving Boone County Jail:
Missouri’s Attorney General has decided not to re-try Ryan Ferguson in the murder of Ken Heitholt. His attorney tweeted this message 10 minutes ago:
The Missouri Attorney General has dropped all charges against Ryan. We’re on our way to him now.
— Kathleen Zellner (@ZellnerLaw) November 12, 2013
After being convicted while steadfastly maintaining his innocence, Ferguson will spend his first Thanksgiving in over eight years at home, with his family.