He was exonerated because the prison guard who had accused Aubain admitted to planting a weapon on another inmate. When the witness went to the house, he found the girl's body. Photo courtesy of Daily Press. You may be trying to access this site from a secured browser on the server.
After District Attorney Karren Price left office, her successor found scores of pages of reports showing that prosecution witnesses had lied at the trial.
He was exonerated in by evidence that the prescribing physician's assistant was under investigation for prescription fraud when he accused Lewis of having forged the prescription. They were exonerated in after a re-investigation revealed that the real killer's identity had been withheld by the prosecution and four eyewitnesses recanted their identifications.
Jackson and Wiley Bridgeman were exonerated on November 21,when the only witness against them recanted his testimony. Photo of Courtney being embraced by his parents upon release, courtesy of the California Innocence Project.
The Registry also maintains a more limited database of known exonerations prior to A case of a teenage runaway or an abduction, the investigators say they still are not sure. He ws exonerated in January after DNA tests eliminated him as the source of hairs found on the victims and a jailhouse informant recanted his claim that Sledge had confessed to him in prison.
Friends: Agreeing with her parents, her friends said that Miss Lamar showed no clues of running away. George Allen, Jr. He was granted a new trial because the prosecution failed to disclose evidence that there was no overbilling, and the charges were ultimately dismissed after the prosecution destroyed evidence critical to his defense.
Both were exonerated in February after witnesses recanted and new evidence suggested the victim was killed by his father to collect a life insurance policy.