Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Cornelius Dupree

First Name Cornelius
Last NameDupree
Year of Conviction1980
Year of Exoneration2011
State of ConvictionTexas
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaTrial
Type of CrimeRape
Death SentenceNo
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeBlack
Did the defendant testify at trial?No
Types of evidence at trial
  • Eyewitness
Identity of eyewitness
  • Cross Racial Identification
  • Victim
Multiple eyewitnesses2
Highest level reachedFederalHabeas
Claims Raised During All Appeals and Postconviction
  • State Law Evidence Claim
Citations to judicial opinions

Dupree v. Quarterman, 2006 WL 3091598 (N.D.Tex. 2006)