Jesse Boorn and Stephen Boorn- brothers, and the first persons exonerated in Manchester, Vermont 1812. Their crime was murder.
George Stinney Jr., Age 14 - An African American boy from Alcolu, South Carolina, wrongfully convicted in 1944. At that time, he was the youngest person ever convicted. He was executed in 1944 for the rape and murder of 2 white girls. In 2014, Stinney was exonerated seventy years after his execution.
Muhammad Aziz and Khalil Islam- African Americans, convicted of murdering Malcolm X in 1966. The Harlem, NY men were exonerated in 2021 after serving a combined 42 Years. Muhammad Aziz was 84 at exoneration.. Khalil Islam died in 2009 before his name was cleared of all charges.
Lawyer Johnson - was convicted in Massachusetts and sent to Death Row in 1972 . He was exonerated in 1982.
Ricardo Aldape Guerra - Convicted of murder in 1982 . He was exonerated from death row May 4,1988
Alfred Chestnut 17, Andrew Steward 17 and Ransom Watkins 17 - Convicted in 1984 in Baltimore Maryland. ach spent 36 years in prison for murder of DeWitt Duckett. They were exonerated in 2020 with the help of the Mid Atlantic Innocence Project.
Rafael Ruiz -convicted of rape in Harlem, NY, 1985 . He spent 35 years in prison and was exonerated on January 28, 2020 after serving his full sentence. He was able to prove his innocence with the help of the Innocence Project.
Ernest Willis was convicted in Texas in 1987. He was exonerated from Death Row in 2004.
Felipe Rodriguez - was convicted of murder in Queens, NY, 1987 . He spent 27 years in prison and was exonerated 30 years later in 2019. -NY Daily News Feb. 31, 2019.
Kalief Browder 16-Convicted in Bronx, NY, 2010 spent 3 years in Rikers Island Prison Complex. This African American boy was placed in solitary confinement for 2 years, beaten, sexually molested and mentally abused before being let go without trial. No formal conviction was ever made against him. Unable to fit back in society, stand the pain and memories of prison he committed suicide June 6, 2015.