Donya Davis

Time Served: 7 years

Davis and his mother, photo courtesy of WMU Cooley Law School

State: Michigan

Charge: criminal sexual conduct, carjacking, armed robbery

Conviction: criminal sexual conduct, carjacking, armed robbery

Sentence: 67 Years

Incident Date: 04/01/06

Conviction Date: 10/11/07

Exoneration Date: 11/06/14

Served: 7 years

Race of Defendant: African American

Status: Exonerated by DNA

Contributing Causes of Conviction: Eyewitness Misidentification

Innocence Project Involved: No

Death Penalty Case: no

Accused Plead Guilty: No

Real Perpetrator Convicted of Subsequent Crime: No, Yes

Compensation: Not Yet

Type of Crime: Sex Crimes

Race of Victim: Unkown

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