Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Sam Hadaway

First NameSam
Last NameHadaway
Year of Conviction1996
Year of Exoneration2018
Testing inculpated culpritCold Hit
State of ConvictionWisconsin
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaGuilty Plea
Type of CrimeRape and Murder
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeBlack
Types of evidence at trial
  • Informant