William Dillon

Time Served:

27 years

State: Florida

Charge: First-degree Murder

Conviction: First-degree Murder

Sentence: Life

Incident Date: 08/17/1981

Conviction Date: 12/04/1981

Exoneration Date: 12/10/2008

Accused Pleaded Guilty: No

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

Death Penalty Case: No

Race of Defendant: Caucasian

Race of Victim: Caucasian

Status: Exonerated by DNA

Type of Crime: Homicide-related

Forensic Science at Issue: Other