Derrick Williams

Time Served: 18 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: Florida

Charge: Sexual Battery, Robbery, Grand Theft Auto, Battery (Two counts)

Conviction: Sexual Battery, Robbery, Grand Theft Auto, Battery (Two counts)

Sentence: Two consecutive life sentences

Incident Date: 08/06/92

Conviction Date: 03/19/93

Exoneration Date: 04/04/11

Served: 18 years

Race of Defendant: African American

Race of Victim: Caucasian

Status: Exonerated by DNA

Contributing Causes of Conviction: Eyewitness Misidentification, Government Misconduct

Death Penalty Case: no

Accused Plead Guilty: No

The Alternative Perpetrator Identified: No

Type of Crime: Sex Crimes

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