Richard Alexander

Time Served:

3 years

State: Indiana

Charge: Rape, Attempted Rape (2 cts.), Robbery (2 cts.), Criminal Deviate Conduct (2 cts.), Confinement (2 cts.), Attempted Robbery, Burglary, Auto Theft

Conviction: Attempted Rape, Burglary, Auto Theft, Criminal Deviate Conduct, Robbery

Sentence: 70 years

Incident Date: 05/07/1996

Conviction Date: 02/12/1998

Exoneration Date: 12/12/2001

Accused Pleaded Guilty: No

Contributing Causes of Conviction: Eyewitness Misidentification

Death Penalty Case: No

Race of Defendant: African American

Race of Victim: Caucasian

Status: Exonerated by DNA

Alternative Perpetrator Identified: Yes

Type of Crime: Sex Crimes