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Willie Veasy

Willie Veasy

Willie Veasy was convicted of murder in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1993 and sentenced to life in prison. He was exonerated in 2019, after the only eyewitness at trial recanted and Veasy's confession was shown to have been the result of police misconduct.
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Carlos Weeks

Carlos Weeks

In 1995, Carlos Weeks was sentenced to 27 1/2 years to life in prison for a shooting that killed one youth and injured another in Brooklyn, New York. He was exonerated in 2019 after one eyewitness admitted she never saw the gunman and the other said she didn't remember the shooting at all.
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Recent Exonerations

Recent Exonerations

​We feature the latest exonerations here as we find them. Clockwise from top left: Scott Godesky, Matthew NgovChester Hollman III, and John Miller.

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Pablo Fernandez

Pablo Fernandez

In 1996, Pablo Fernandez was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for a murder in Manhattan, New York. He was exonerated in 2019 after three eyewitnesses recanted their identifications.
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Larry Trent Roberts

Larry Trent Roberts

In 2007, Larry Trent Roberts was sentenced to life in prison without parole for a murder in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He was acquitted at a retrial in 2019 based on cell phone evidence showing he was miles away from the crime.
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