Katie Garding opens up about experience as a wrongfully incarcerated mom

Montana Innocence Project client Katie Garding was wrongfully convicted ten years ago. She has two sons. Carson, 18, has lived with his grandparents since Katie’s wrongful incarceration. Eli, 10, was just born when she was charged with vehicular homicide. Katie selflessly gave Eli up for adoption upon realizing she may be wrongfully convicted. Garding is currently in a pre-release center and is hopeful she will get to celebrate Mother’s Day with Carson next year. Katie spoke with us about being a mom, her experience as an incarcerated parent, and what life lessons she hopes to teach Carson when they are finally reunited.