May 27, 2019

The Witness to Innocence family has suffered a heartrending loss with the passing of our brother, Harold Wilson, on May 18, 2019.  

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May 27, 2019

The Witness to Innocence family has suffered a heartrending loss with the passing of our brother, Harold Wilson, on May 18, 2019. He was the 122nd person to be exonerated from death row in the United States. Harold was a man of great dignity and determination. He spent...

July 9, 2018

"Despite the fact that the report offers many valuable reforms that could improve the accuracy and fairness of the capital punishment system in Pennsylvania, we are acutely aware that there is no way to completely eliminate the risk of executing innocent people. Our sy...

October 10, 2017

"So why does an EU Ambassador to the United States care about the plight of American death row inmates? As Europeans we believe fundamentally that the death penalty is incompatible with human dignity. It is inhuman and degrading, does not have a proven deterrent effect...

January 3, 2016

State: Pennsylvania

Convicted: 1989

Exonerated: 2005

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? Yes

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Prosecutorial misconduct

Harold Wilson was acquitted, based on DNA evidence, of a triple homicide on November 15, 2005. He survived more than 16 year...

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