Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Vincent Moto

First Name Vincent
Last NameMoto
Year of Conviction1987
Year of Exoneration1996
State of ConvictionPennsylvania
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
  • Cross Racial Identification
  • Victim
Highest level reachedState Post­ Conviction
Claims Raised During All Appeals and Postconviction
  • Actual Innocence
  • Due Process
  • Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
  • Sentencing — Noncapital
  • State Law Evidence Claim
Citations to judicial opinions

Com. v. Moto, 565 A.2d 444 (Pa. 1989)

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