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Matthew Chavez

Matthew Chavez

In 2018, Matthew Chavez was sentenced to 23 1/2 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a man at an ATM in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was granted a new trial and was acquitted at a retrial based on evidence that Chavez acted in self-defense.​
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Willie Billinger

Willie Billinger

In 2018, Willie Billinger was sentenced to 60 years in prison for a double murder in Baltimore, Maryland. He was granted a new trial and the charges were dismissed in 2024 because the prosecution had failed to disclose that the lead detective had been disciplined in the past for filing a false report. (Photo: Kaitlin Newman/The Baltimore Banner) ​
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Marcus Sapp

Marcus Sapp

In 2010, Marcus Sapp was sentenced to life in prison for a murder and assault in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was exonerated in 2024 based on evidence pointing to another suspect that was not disclosed by the police. ​(From left; Ohio Innocence Project fellows Morgan Dineen, Miranda Loesche, Correna Kuhl, Marcus Sapp, and Ohio Innocence Project fellows Damon Davis, Melani Cora Faria and Natalie Gratzer. Photo: OIP.)
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Joseph Zamora

Joseph Zamora

In 2019, Joseph Zamora was convicted of two counts of assault, after a violent confrontation with police officers in Moses Lake, Washington. He was exonerated in 2023, after the Washington Supreme Court found that racially charged comments the prosecutor made during jury selection violated Zamora's right to a fair trial. ​(Photo: Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)
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