Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Mark Webb

First Name Mark
Last NameWebb
Year of Conviction1987
Year of Exoneration2002
State of ConvictionTexas
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaTrial
Type of CrimeRape
Death SentenceNo
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeWhite
Types of evidence at trial
  • Eyewitness
  • Forensic Evidence
Type of Forensic Evidence
  • Serology
  • Serology
Types of Flawed Forensics
  • No Transcript
Identity of eyewitness
  • Intraracial Identificaiton
  • Victim
Suggestive Procedures

No transcript

Highest level reachedAppeal
Claims Raised During All Appeals and Postconviction
  • Double Jeopardy
  • Jackson Claim
  • State Law Evidence Claim
Claims granted, resulting in preexon. reversal
  • State Law Evidence Claim
Citations to judicial opinions

Webb v. State, 684 S.W.2d 800, (Tex. App. 2 Dist. 1985)
Ex parte Webb, 731 S.W.2d 177 (Tex. App. Fort Worth 1987)