Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Robert Nelson

First Name Robert
Last NameNelson
Year of Conviction1982
Year of Exoneration2013
State of ConvictionMissouri
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaTrial
Type of CrimeRape
Death SentenceNo
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeBlack
Types of evidence at trial
  • Eyewitness
Identity of eyewitness
  • Victim
Highest level reachedNR
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