Dwayne Scruggs

Time Served: 7 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: Indiana

Charge: Rape, Robbery

Conviction: Rape, Robbery

Sentence: 40 years

Incident Date: 02/01/86

Conviction Date: 05/13/86

Exoneration Date: 12/22/93

Served: 7 years

Race of Victim: African American

Race of Defendant: African American

Status: Exonerated by DNA

Contributing Causes of Conviction: Eyewitness Misidentification

The Alternative Perpetrator Identified: No

Death Penalty Case: no

Accused Plead Guilty: No

Type of Crime: Sex Crimes

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