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Pennsylvania Innocence Project works to exonerate those convicted of crimes they did not commit and to prevent innocent people from being convicted.

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  • Tyrone Jones

    Tyrone Jones has been in prison since May 1973, for a murder that, based on the following facts alleged in his post-conviction petition, was committed by someone else.  That May, […]

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  • Shaurn Thomas

    Domingo Martinez was murdered on the morning of November 13, 1990, while delivering $25,000 to one of his check-cashing stores in Northeast Philadelphia.  When Martinez was murdered, Shaurn Thomas was […]

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  • Eugene Gilyard

    On November 15, 2013, Eugene Gilyard and Lance Felder were released from state prison after serving 15 years for a murder neither man committed. In March, 2014, the Philadelphia District […]

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  • Greg Brown

    Innocence Project Seeks New Trial for Man Convicted of Arson On February 14, 1995, the City of Pittsburgh suffered a tremendous loss when 3 firefighters died while trying to put […]

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  • Marshall Hale

    Innocence Project Petitions for Review of Wrongful Conviction in Rape Case Marshall Hale was convicted in 1986 of raping a 14 year-old girl at gunpoint in an abandoned building in […]

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