In U.S. court, man exonerated after 27 years alleges D.C. police framed him


Donald Gates was exonerated in 2009 through DNA testing after serving 27 years in prison. (Astrid Riecken/For The Washington Post)

November 17
A man who served 27 years in prison for a rape and murder he didn’t commit accused D.C. police of framing him, in the first federal civil rights claim for damages involving a wrongful conviction in the District. …
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/in-us-court-man-exonerated-after-27-years-charges-dc-police-framed-him/2015/11/17/8f4d09d0-8c80-11e5-baf4-bdf37355da0c_story.html

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Donya Davis

7 Years in Prison: Innocent

Cause: Eyewitness Misidentification

Real Perpetrator Found: No
State: Michigan

Davis and his mother, photo courtesy of WMU Cooley Law School 

– See more at: http://www.innocenceproject.org/cases-false-imprisonment/donya-davis?searchterm=donya%20davis#sthash.yh426fCN.dpuf

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