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Juwan Deering

Juwan Deering

In 2006, Juwan Deering was sentenced to life in prison without parole for setting a fire that killed five children in Oakland County, Michigan. He was exonerated in 2021 after arson experts concluded there was no evidence the fire was an arson, and the reinvestigation uncovered a statement by a surviving victim that Deering did not set the fire.(Photo: Detroit Free Press)
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Ralph Smith

Ralph Smith

Ralph Smith, of Columbus, Ohio, was sentenced to 67 years in prison in 2000 for armed robbery and other charges related to a home invasion. He was exonerated in 2021 after a judge ruled that prosecutors failed to disclose evidence to his attorneys that undermined the testimony of eyewitnesses and cast doubt on the occurrence of the home invasion.(Photo: Fred Squillante/Columbus Dispatch)
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Daryl Boyd and John Walker

Daryl Boyd and John Walker

Darryl Boyd and John Walker, both of Buffalo, New York, were convicted of murder and robbery in 1977. After being paroled, they were exonerated in 2021 based on crime-scene photos that discredited the testimony of the state's key witness. (Photo: Buffalo News)
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Sean Tyler

Sean Tyler

In 1995, Sean Tyler was sentenced to 58 years in prison for the murder of a 10-year-old boy in Chicago. He was exonerated in 2021 based on evidence that he falsely confessed after being physically abused by detectives. (Photo: Teddy Gonzales/The Exoneration Project)
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Reginald Henderson

Reginald Henderson

In 1996, Reginald Henderson was sentenced to 55 years in prison for the murder of a 10-year-old boy in Chicago. He was exonerated in 2021 based on evidence that he falsely confessed after being physically abused by detectives.
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