At least 24 men convicted or arrested based largely on murky bite-mark evidence have been exonerated by DNA testing, had charges dropped or otherwise been proved not guilty. Many spent more than a decade in prison, and one man was behind bars for more than 23 years before he was exonerated. One man is still in prison as an appeal works through the courts. The Associated Press compiled this list using court records, news reports and the help of the Innocence Project, organized by the state in which the crimes occurred.
— Ray Krone, of Phoenix. Convicted in 1992 and again in 1996 after winning a new trial, Krone spent a decade in prison — three of them on death row — in the death of a Phoenix bartender who was found naked and stabbed in the men’s restroom of her workplace. Dr. Ray Rawson, a forensic dentist…
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