|Year of Conviction
|Year of Exoneration
|State of Conviction
|Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty Plea
|Type of Crime
|Gender of Exoneree
|Race of exoneree
|Type of Innocence Defense
|Description / Quotes from Testimony Concerning Defense
● Defense questions accuracy of eyewitness testimony.
|Did the defendant testify at trial?
|Types of evidence at trial
|Identity of eyewitness
Yes ● Show-up – prosecutor showed single photo to victim
No ● Discrepancies in description – height and weight. Victim did describe prominent scar, which Gossett had.
|Highest level reached
|State Post Conviction
|Claims Raised During All Appeals and Postconviction
|Citations to judicial opinions
Gossett v. State, 2001 WL 997400 (Tex.App.‐Corpus Christi, April 12, 2001)