Thomas Winslow

Time Served:

19 years

State: Nebraska

Charge: Aiding and Abetting Second Degree Murder

Conviction: Aiding and Abetting Second Degree Murder

Sentence: 50 years

Incident Date: 02/06/1985

Conviction Date: 01/29/1990

Exoneration Date: 01/27/2009

Accused Pleaded Guilty: Yes

Contributing Causes of Conviction: False Confessions or Admissions, Informants, Unvalidated or Improper Forensic Science

Death Penalty Case: No

Race of Defendant: Caucasian

Race of Victim: Caucasian

Status: Exonerated by DNA

Alternative Perpetrator Identified: Yes

Type of Crime: Homicide-related, Sex Crimes

Forensic Science at Issue: Flawed Serology