Michael Phillips

Time Served: 24 years

State: Texas

Charge: Sexual Assault

Conviction: Sexual Assault

Sentence: 12 years

Incident Date: 09/28/90

Conviction Date: 11/30/90

Exoneration Date: 09/03/14

Served: 24 years

Race of Defendant: African American

Race of Victim: Caucasian

Status: Exonerated by DNA

Contributing Causes of Conviction: Eyewitness Misidentification

Innocence Project Involved: No

Death Penalty Case: no

Real Perpetrator Convicted of Subsequent Crime: No

Compensation: Not Yet

Type of Crime: Sex Crimes

Accused Plead Guilty: Yes

The Alternative Perpetrator Identified: Yes

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