Marlon Pendleton

Time Served: 10 Years

The Innocence Project did not have a role in exonerating this person. For the full history and details of this case, please visit the National Registry of Exonerations at the link below.

State: Illinois

Charge: Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault, Armed Robbery

Conviction: Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault, Armed Robbery

Sentence: 20 Years

Incident Date: 10/03/92

Conviction Date: 12/29/96

Exoneration Date: 12/08/06

Served: 10 Years

Race of Defendant: African American

Type of Forensic Science Problem: DNA

Status: Exonerated by DNA

Contributing Causes of Conviction: Eyewitness Misidentification, Unvalidated or Improper Forensic Science

Death Penalty Case: no

Accused Plead Guilty: No

The Alternative Perpetrator Identified: No

Type of Crime: Sex Crimes

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