After 25 years behind bars for a crime that never happened, Lee Clark was exonerated and walked out of Floyd County Jail into the arms of dozens of friends, families, and loved ones on December 8th, 2022.
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At 61 years old, after spending more than half his life incarcerated for a crime he did not commit, Ron Jacobsen was at last fully exonerated.
After more than 20 years behind bars, and just over one year after his release from prison, Dennis Perry was finally exonerated of the 1985 double murder of Harold and Thelma Swain.
Johnny Lee Gates spent more than 43 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. On May 15, 2020, he walked free from Muscogee County Jail.
A unique partnership between the Georgia Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, and the Georgia Innocence Project led to the exoneration of Michael Googe of Brunswick, GA. He was convicted in 2007 for the burglary of a convenience store.
On December 14, 2009, more than two years after being wrongfully convicted, Michael Marshall was set free after post-conviction DNA testing proved his innocence.