Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Harold Buntin

First Name Harold
Last NameBuntin
Year of Conviction1986
Year of Exoneration2005
State of ConvictionIndiana
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaTrial
Type of CrimeRape
Death SentenceNo
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeBlack
Description / Quotes from Testimony Concerning Defense

No transcript

Types of evidence at trial
  • Eyewitness
  • Forensic Evidence
Type of Forensic Evidence
  • Serology
Types of Flawed Forensics
  • No Transcript
Brief Quote / Description of Testimony

No transcript could be obtained, however, according to a Statement of Facts obtained by the Innocence Project, the analyst provided invalid serology testimony failing to account for the problem of masking and non-quantification.

Identity of eyewitness
  • Cross Racial Identification
  • Victim
Suggestive Procedures

No transcript

Highest level reachedNR
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