KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- The State of Missouri is one of a few states that doesn't provide compensation for someone who was wrongfully convicted.

That's not stopping the rest of the world from compensating Kevin Strickland.

A GoFundMe account to help Strickland was set up Tuesday.

About 48 hours, it's hit over $1 million. 

It was set up by the Missouri Innocence Project.

Strickland was released from prison this week after spending 43 years in jail for a triple-murder he did not commit. 

The Missouri Innocence Project said all funds will go directly to Strickland.

Over 17,000 donations have been made since Tuesday. 

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