Johnny Briscoe

Time Served: 23 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: Missouri

Charge: Forcible Rape, Sodomy, Burglary, Robbery, Stealing, Armed Criminal Action

Conviction: Forcible Rape, Sodomy, Burglary, Robbery, Stealing, Armed Criminal Action

Sentence: 45 years

Incident Date: 10/21/82

Conviction Date: 05/04/83

Exoneration Date: 07/19/06

Served: 23 years

Race of Defendant: African American

Race of Victim: Caucasian

Status: Exonerated by DNA

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

Type of Forensic Science Problem: Hair Analysis

Accused Plead Guilty: No

Death Penalty Case: no

The Alternative Perpetrator Identified: Yes

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