Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Dion Harrell

First NameDion
Last NameHarrell
Year of Conviction1992
Year of Exoneration2016
State of ConvictionNew Jersey
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaTrial
Type of CrimeRape
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeBlack
Types of evidence at trial
  • Eyewitness
  • Forensic Evidence
Type of Forensic Evidence
  • Serology
Types of Flawed Forensics
  • Invalid
Reason why invalidSerology was not probative, since it matched the victim and could not exclude any male contributor
Identity of eyewitness
  • Victim
Lineup Procedures
  • Showup
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