Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Entre Nax Karage

First NameEntre Nax
Last NameKarage
Year of Conviction1997
Year of Exoneration2005
Testing inculpated culpritCold Hit
State of ConvictionTexas
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaTrial
Type of CrimeMurder
Death SentenceNo
Life / LWOP sentenceLife
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeAsian
Type of Innocence Defense
  • Alibi
Description / Quotes from Testimony Concerning Defense

● Missing trial transcript portion with defense case

Did the defendant testify at trial?No
Types of evidence at trial
  • DNA excluded
  • Forensic Evidence
Type of Forensic Evidence
  • DNA
Types of Flawed Forensics
  • Valid (Excluded)
Brief Quote / Description of Testimony

Analyst described an “absolute exclusion.”

Highest level reachedAppeal
Claims Raised During All Appeals and Postconviction
  • Jackson Claim
Harmless Error Rulings
  • G
Citations to judicial opinions

Karage v. State, 1999 WL 454638 (Tex. App.‐San Antonio, 1999)

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