DALLAS (AP) — A judge has set free a Dallas man who spent 14 years in prison for doggedly refusing to admit he sexually assaulted his stepdaughter in 1992.The judge released 60-year-old Dale Lincoln Duke on Friday and agreed with the current prosecutor that he's innocent of assaulting the then 7-year-old. The case has been unraveling for years. The victim recanted, and former prosecutors were accused of withholding evidence.Duke had entered a no contest plea to the charge and received 10 years' deferred adjudication. But he was later kicked out of a counseling program for refusing to admit he committed the offense, so he was sentenced to 20 years in prison.He says his faith precluded him from admitting to a crime he didn't commit just to avoid prison time.

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