News 03.30.07

Antonio Beaver Exonerated: More Coverage

A smiling Antonio Beaver walked out of a St. Louis jail yesterday after serving a decade in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.

"I'm happy to be in the company of good people. I'm thankful for a good meal," Beaver told reporters. "But most importantly, I'm glad I'm not back in that madhouse anymore."

Read press accounts of Beaver’s release:


Man Cleared on DNA evidence is freed

. (St. Louis Post Dispatch, 3/30/07, LexisNexis subscription required)

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St. Louis man innocent after a decade in prison

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Learn more about Beaver’s case.

Eyewitness misidentification has been a factor in 75 percent of DNA exonerations to date.

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