David Brian Sutherlin

Time Served:

17 years

State: Minnesota

Charge: Rape

Conviction: Rape

Sentence: 43 months

Incident Date: 03/02/1985

Conviction Date: 06/07/1985

Exoneration Date: 11/13/2002

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: No, Yes

Type of Crime: Sex Crimes