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Jose Maysonet

Jose Maysonet

In 1995, Jose Maysonet (pictured with his attorney Jennifer Bonjean) was sentenced to life in prison without parole for a double murder in Chicago, Illinois. He was exonerated in 2017 by evidence that he falsely confessed to a detective who repeatedly beat and tortured him during a 17-hour interrogation. (Photo: Leslie Adkins/Chicago Sun-Times)
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Keith Mitchell

Keith Mitchell

In 1995, Keith Mitchell was sentenced to 30 years in prison for a murder and assaults that occurred in Chicago, Illinois when he was 15 years old. He was exonerated in 2017 - after 10 years of litigation by the Exoneration Project - by evidence that detectives fabricated his confession.
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Current Exonerations

Current Exonerations

​We feature the latest exonerations here as we find them. Clockwise from top left: Victor Rosario, Lamonte McIntyre, Krystal Voss, and John Horton.
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Kerry Masterson

Kerry Masterson

In 2011, Kerry Masterson (third from left, with some of her legal team at the Center for Wrongful Convictions) was sentenced to 58 years in prison for murder in Chicago, Illinois. She was granted a new trial and acquitted in 2017 based on evidence showing that the real killers falsely implicated her and three eyewitnesses had mistakenly identified her.
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Evin King

Evin King

In 1995, Evin King was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for the murder of his girlfriend in Cleveland, Ohio. He was exonerated with the help of the Ohio Innocence Project by DNA testing in 2017.
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