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Scotty Bartek

 

Charge:

Child/Minor Sexual Assault

Sentence:

Life Imprisonment

Years Imprisoned:

22

Year Crime:

1990

Year Convicted:

1991

Year Cleared:

2014

U.S. State or Country of Crime:

Florida

County or Region of Crime:

Marion

City of Crime:

Result:

Judicially Exonerated Released

Summary of Case:

Scotty Bartek was wrongly convicted in 1991 of two counts of sexual battery upon a child uder twelve years of age. His conviction was based on his identification by the victim. Bartek was sentenced to life in prison. After his release Bartek filed a federal civil rights lawsuit that was dismissed on the basis it was barred by the statute of limitations.

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Was Perpetrator Identified?

Age When Imprisoned:

25

Age When Released:

48

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Skin/Ethnicity:

White

Information Source 1:

"Scotty Bartek v. State, No. 5D15-1186 (5th Dist COA, 8-12-2016) (Affirming Circuit Court's denial of compensation to Scotty Bartek.)"

Information Location 1:

http://www.5dca.org/Opinions/Opin2016/080816/5D15-1186.op.pdf

Information Source 2:

"Court beat: No compensation for wrongfully incarcerated man, By Nicki Gorny (Staff writer), Ocala Star Banner, Aug. 12, 2016"

Information Location 2:

http://www.ocala.com/news/20160812/court-beat-no-compensation-for-wrongfully-incarcerated-man

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