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The absence of motive and the lack of a physical evidence connecting Cruz to the murders weighed heavily on jurors as they voted to acquit. Cruz was sentenced to death for the murder of year-old Jeanine Nicarico. Another man, Brian Dugan, who had already pled guilty to two rapes and murders, including that of an 8-year-old girl, authorized his lawyer to tell the prosecutors that he killed Nicarico. Cruz was convicted at a second trial in , at which Dugan did not testify.
Cruz, N. An assistant state attorney general resigned because she thought the evidence showed Cruz was innocent and thought it wrong to pursue the prosecution. Other law enforcement officials also protested the continued efforts to prosecute Cruz. Cruz was finally acquitted at his retrial in November, The judge did not even wait for the defense to put on its case before entering a directed verdict of not guilty.
Cruz, 88 CF Three prosecutors and four law enforcement officers involved with the prosecution of Cruz and his co-defendant see below have been indicted for obstruction of justice in this case. Hernandez was sentenced to death along with Rolando Cruz for the murder of Jeanine Nicarico in Hernandez was re-tried in , but the trial ended in a hung jury. A third trial in resulted in a conviction and an 80 year prison sentence.
The conviction was overturned by the Illinois Supreme Court in January, Only his own indirect statements, not any direct physical evidence, linked Hernandez, who is borderline retarded, to the killing. He was released on bond, and charges were subsequently dropped on Dec.
The man who has confessed to the murder of Jeanine Nicarico, and whose DNA has been linked to the crime, has not been charged in the case. The U. Hernandez, N.
Sabrina Butler was 17 years old when her 9-month old son, who had a heart murmur, stopped breathing. After attempts to resuscitate her son, Butler rushed to the hospital, where the young child was pronounced dead. The following day Butler was arrested for child abuse due to the bruises left by her resuscitation attempts. She was interrogated by the police and then prosecuted. Then, in , she was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death.
Her conviction was overturned by the Mississippi Supreme Court in Butler v. The court said that the prosecution had failed to prove that the incident was anything more than an accident. At re-trial, she was acquitted on Dec. It is now believed that the baby may have died either of cystic kidney disease or from sudden infant death syndrome SIDS. Joseph Burrows was sentenced to death in for the murder of an year-old man, William Dulin. Burrows spent five years on death row before a judge in Kankakee, Illinois, ordered a new trial for Burrows after key witnesses recanted their testimony.
Considering that no physical evidence linked Burrows to the crime, the testimony of the eyewitnesses was crucial. He was convicted largely on the testimony of Gayle Potter and Ralph Frye, who received lighter sentences in exchange for testifying. Potter confessed in July of that she alone had committed the murder. Frye recanted his testimony as well, claiming that prosecutors and police officers had coerced him into providing testimony New York Times, September 11, Judge John F.
Michela released Burrows in September of , while Burrows was awaiting his new trial. The Prosecutor in the case, Charles Zalar, acknowledged that the only evidence against Mr. The Illinois Supreme Court upheld the overturning of his conviction on April 11, Burrows, N. Jimerson was sentenced to death in for a murder which occurred in The chief witness against him was Paula Gray, who has an IQ of In her original story to the police, she did not mention Jimerson. Then she added his name to her account, along with three other names, including Dennis Williams see She later recanted her entire testimony, saying the police had forced her to lie.
The original charges against Jimerson were dismissed, but they were resurrected seven years later when the police offered to drop some charges against Gray if she would implicate Jimerson. Jimerson, N. Jimerson was released on bond in early , and charges against him were subsequently dropped.
Williams was convicted, along with three others including Verneal Jimerson, above , for the murder of a young couple in After spending 18 years in prison, Williams was released on June 14, because new evidence pointed to the fact that all four men were wrongly convicted.
Recent DNA tests indicate that none of the four men were involved in the crime, and another man has confessed to the murder. Charges against Williams, and two others who received lesser sentences in the same case, were dropped on July 2, Miranda was released in September after the prosecution declined to retry him following the reversal of his conviction. Miranda had maintained his innocence through his 14 years on death row. He originally came to the U. Prosecutors originally offered him a plea bargain whereby he would serve as little as 10 years in prison, but he refused because he was innocent.
One day after being released from death row with only the clothes on his back and a few belongings, he was incarcerated by the Immigration Service. He was subsequently released pending a deportation hearing. Gauger was convicted of killing his parents in April, In March, , the U. District Court overturned his conviction, ruling that authorities never had probable cause to even arrest Gauger or to subject him to 21 hours of intensive questioning.
He was released in October, by the same judge that had sentenced him to die by lethal injection. The prosecution did not challenge his release. The Court found that the defense attorney failed to conduct an adequate pretrial investigation, speak with possible witnesses, obtain a relevant police report, or seek pretrial investigative funds. Moreover, the attorney elicited damaging testimony against his own client during cross examination of a witness. The prosecution announced that it was dropping all charges against Jones in November, , after he had been on death row for 14 years.
Lawson was convicted of killing Terrence Jones in a family dispute.
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He was tried three times. Illinois v. Lawson, N. The second trial resulted in a hung jury, reportedly for acquittal. Nevertheless, the prosecutors tried Lawson again and again sought the death penalty. This last trial produced an acquittal and Lawson was freed on December 12, Arizona Daily Star, Nov.