Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Knolly Brown Jr.

First NameKnolly
Last NameBrown Jr.
Year of Conviction2009
Year of Exoneration2016
State of ConvictionNorth Carolina
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaGuilty Plea
Type of CrimeRape
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeBlack
Types of evidence at trial
  • Eyewitness
  • Forensic Evidence
Type of Forensic Evidence
  • Hair
  • Serology
  • Shoe print
Types of Flawed Forensics
  • Error
  • Excluded
Identity of eyewitness
  • Victim
Lineup Procedures
  • Showup