The 56-year-old was released from federal prison a year ago after serving two decades on drug charges. He was getting cancer treatment as an inmate, but the Amherst man soon realized he couldn't afford the same treatment on the outside. That's when he says he came up with a plan: get arrested for shoplifting and get sent back to prison.
"Actually I didn't want to go back to prison. But, did I want to die out here? Absolutely not. I want to live," Morrocco said.