Innocence Database


Instructions: This database can be searched using any combination of the search filters below. All columns are sortable by clicking the title at the top of the column. To find out more about a case in the list, click on the name of the individual.
Terms:
# - Refers to the chronological order in which the defendants were exonerated.
State - Place of capital conviction
Years Between - The difference between the year of exoneration and the year of capital conviction
Reason - Normally, when a conviction is overturned by an appellate court, the state has the option of re-trying the defendant. If the state does not seek a re-trial, charges are dismissed. If a re-trial occurs and the defendant is found not guilty, the case is listed as an acquittal.
DNA evidence - refers to whether DNA evidence played a major role in exonerating ("yes") the defendant or not ("no").

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157 exoneration(s) match your current filters:

# Name Statesort descending Race Convicted Exonerated Years Between Reason DNA
50 Walter McMillian AL Black 1988 1993 5 Charges Dismissed No
72 Randal Padgett AL White 1992 1997 5 Acquitted No
93 Gary Drinkard AL White 1995 2001 6 Charges Dismissed No
107 Wesley Quick AL White 1997 2003 6 Acquitted No
131 Daniel Moore AL White 2002 2009 7 Acquitted No
152 Anthony Hinton AL Black 1985 2015 30 Charges Dismissed No
13 Jonathan Treadway AZ White 1975 1978 3 Acquitted No
43 Jimmy Mathers AZ White 1987 1990 3 Acquitted No
52 James Robison AZ White 1977 1993 16 Acquitted No
56 Robert Cruz AZ Latino 1981 1995 14 Acquitted No
67 David Grannis AZ White 1991 1996 5 Charges Dismissed No
71 Christopher McCrimmon AZ Black 1993 1997 4 Acquitted No
98 Ray Krone AZ White 1992 2002 10 Charges Dismissed Yes
106 Lemuel Prion AZ White 1999 2003 4 Charges Dismissed No
151 Debra Milke AZ White 1990 2015 25 Charges Dismissed No
20 Ernest Graham CA Black 1976 1981 5 Acquitted No
65 Troy Jones CA Black 1982 1996 14 Charges Dismissed No
91 Oscar Morris CA Black 1983 2000 17 Charges Dismissed No
157 Isaiah McCoy DE Black 2012 2017 4 Acquitted No
1 David Keaton FL Black 1971 1973 2 Charges Dismissed No
3 Wilbert Lee FL Black 1963 1975 12 Pardoned No
4 Freddie Pitts FL Black 1963 1975 12 Pardoned No
11 Delbert Tibbs FL Black 1974 1977 3 Charges Dismissed No
21 Annibal Jaramillo FL Latino 1981 1982 1 Charges Dismissed No
24 Anthony Brown FL Black 1983 1986 3 Acquitted No

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