Exonerees

State: Florida

Convicted: 2006

Exonerated: 2018

Race: Hispanic

DNA used in exoneration? Yes

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

False or Misleading Forensic Evidence

Perjury or False A...

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 Co...

State: Maryland

Convicted: 1985

Exonerated: 1993

Race: Caucasian

DNA used in exoneration? Yes

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Mistaken witness identification

Prosecutorial Miscondu...

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

Wi...

State: Louisiana

Convicted: 1996

Exonerated: 2004

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Mistaken identification

Official misconduct

Inadequate lega...

State: Louisiana

Convicted: 1987

Exonerated: 2001

Race: Caucasian

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

False accusation

Prosecutorial misconduct

Albert's Wron...

State: Mississippi

Convicted: 1990

Exonerated: 1995

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

False or misleading forensic evidence 

Prosecutoria...

State: North Carolina

Convicted: 1994

Exonerated: 2008

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Perjury or false accusation

Official misconduct

Inadeq...

State: Illinois

Convicted: 1979

Exonerated: 1987

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

False accusation

Snitch testimony

Judicial error

Perry's Wron...

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Clarence Brandley (1951-2018)

Dave Keaton (1952-2015)

Freddie Lee Pitts (1937-2020)

John Thompson (1962-2017)

Delbert Tibbs (1939-2013)

Greg Wilhoit (1954-2014)

Harold Wilson (1958-2019)

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