Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Christopher Tapp

First NameChristopher
Last NameTapp
Year of Conviction1998
Year of Exoneration2019
Testing inculpated culpritCold Hit
State of ConvictionIndiana
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaTrial
Type of CrimeRape and Murder
Death SentenceNo
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeWhite
Types of evidence at trial
  • Confession
  • Informant
Were non-public facts alleged?Yes