Anthony Johnson

Time Served: 24 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: Louisiana

Charge: Second degree murder

Conviction: Second degree murder

Sentence: Life w/o parole

Incident Date: 10/19/84

Conviction Date: 02/26/86

Exoneration Date: 09/15/10

Served: 24 years

Race of Victim: African American

Race of Defendant: African American

Status: Exonerated by DNA

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

Type of Forensic Science Problem: Hair Analysis

Type of Crime: Homicide Related, Sex Crimes

Accused Plead Guilty: No

Death Penalty Case: no

The Alternative Perpetrator Identified: Yes

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