November 19, 2017

Witness to Innocence had a presence for the protest of Alva Campbell execution (which failed). WTI Board Chair Kwame Ajamu is quoted: "Here is a man who is so severely sick that if he laid down, he would literally pass away. And someone in this paid facility in the Sta...

July 19, 2017

"Faith leaders, a former Ohio prison warden and a man sentenced to death row and others, delivered petitions with 27,000 signatures to Governor John Kasich’s Office urging him to stop scheduled executions." Read more.

December 26, 2016

State: Ohio

Convicted: 1975

Exonerated: 2014

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

False eyewitness testimony

Police Misconduct

Kwame's Wrongful Conviction

Kwame Ajamu was a teenager in Cleveland, Ohio, when he was sentenced to death in 1975 f...

November 25, 2016

State: Ohio

Convicted: 1975

Exonerated: 2014

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

False testimony 

Police misconduct

Wiley's Wrongful Conviction

Wiley Bridgeman was 20 years old and living in Cleveland, Ohio, when he was sentenced to death in...

September 15, 2016

Convicted in: Ohio

Convicted: 1989

Exonerated: 2012

Race: Caucasian

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

False or misleading forensic evidence 

Perjury/false accusation

Prosecutorial misconduct

Joe's Wrongful Conviction

Joe D’Ambrosio is the 140th death r...

July 5, 2016

State: Ohio

Convicted: 1975

Exonerated: 2014

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

False eyewitness testimony 

Police misconduct

Ricky's Wrongful Conviction

Ricky Jackson was a teenager living in Cleveland, Ohio, when he was sentenced to death...

June 25, 2016

State: Ohio

Convicted: 1985

Exonerated: 2005

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Perjury or false accusation

Police misconduct

Derrick's Wrongful Conviction


Derrick Jamison was an innocent man who spent nearly 20 years on Ohio’s death row f...

June 15, 2016

State: Ohio

Convicted: 1984

Exonerated: 1990

Race: Caucasian

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Mistaken witness identification

False or misleading forensic evidence

Prosecutorial misconduct

Dale's Wrongful Conviction

Dale Johnston grew up in central Oh...

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