Richard Gagnon

Time Served: 7 Years

Read more about Richard Gagnon's case at the National Registry of Exonerations.

State: South Carolina

Charge: two counts murder, one count first-degree burglary

Conviction: two counts murder, one count first-degree burglary

Sentence: Two Life Sentences, plus 30 years

Incident Date: 04/12/05

Conviction Date: 03/13/08

Exoneration Date: 04/23/15

Served: 7 Years

Race of Defendant: Caucasian

Status: Exonerated by DNA

Type of Crime: Homicide Related

Contributing Causes of Conviction: Informants

Innocence Project Involved: No

Death Penalty Case: no

Accused Plead Guilty: No

Real Perpetrator Convicted of Subsequent Crime: No, Yes

Compensation: Not Yet

Race of Victim: Unkown

The Alternative Perpetrator Identified: Yes

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