Arthur Johnson

Time Served:

15 years

State: Mississippi

Charge: Burglary, Rape

Conviction: Burglary, Rape

Sentence: 55 years

Incident Date: 07/09/1992

Conviction Date: 10/15/1993

Exoneration Date: 10/01/2008

Accused Pleaded Guilty: No

Contributing Causes of Conviction: Eyewitness Misidentification

Death Penalty Case: No

Race of Defendant: African American

Race of Victim: African American

Status: Exonerated by DNA

Alternative Perpetrator Identified: Yes

Type of Crime: Sex Crimes