Body of Evidence

Since 1994, twenty Texans have been exonerated by post-conviction DNA tests. Sixteen of them, like Steven Phillips, were put behind bars largely on the basis of testimony by the victim



























Name Crime

Accused Of
Year

Convicted
Idientified

by Victim
Year Exonerated

By DNA
Gilbert Alejandro rape 1990 Yes 1994
A. B. Butler rape 1983 Yes 2000
Kevin Byrd rape 1985 Yes 1997
Roy Criner rape/murder 1990 2000
Richard Danziger rape/murder 1990 2001
Wiley Fountain rape 1986 Yes 2002
Donald Wayne Good* rape 1983 Yes 2004
Entre Nax Karage** murder 1997 Yes 2005
Carlos Lavernia rape 1985 Yes 2000
Brandon Moon rape 1988 Yes 2004
Chris Ochoa rape/murder 1990 2001
David Pope rape 1986 Yes 2001
Anthony Robinson rape 1987 Yes 2000
George Rodriguez rape 1987 Yes 2004
Ben Salazar rape 1992 Yes 1997
Josiah Sutton rape 1998 Yes 2004
Victor Thomas rape 1986 Yes 2001
Keith Turner rape 1983 Yes 2005
Calvin Washington murder 1987 2001
Mark Webb rape 1987 Yes 2001
*Still in prison for another offense.
**Free from prison. Prosecutor has filed a motion to dismiss charge.

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