Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Darryl Fulton

First NameDarryl
Last NameFulton
Year of Conviction1997
Year of Exoneration2017
State of ConvictionIllinois
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaTrial
Type of CrimeRape and Murder
Life / LWOP sentenceLife without parole
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeBlack
Types of evidence at trial
  • Confession
Were non-public facts alleged?Yes