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Cheydrick Britt



Sexual Battery


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"Cheydrick Britt was wrongly convicted of sexual battery and lewd and lascivious molestation in Tallahassee, Florida in 2002. Britt's conviction was based on his identification by the victim. Britt was exonerated in the fall of 2013 by the release on April 12, 2013 of post-conviction DNA test results that identified the DNA profile of the woman's male assailant that excluded Britt. Britt was released on September 24, 2013 after almost 10 years of incarceration. The Florida State Attorneys Office for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit dropped all charges against Cheydrick Britt on November 20, 2013."

Conviction Caused By:

Erroneous identification by the victim.

Innocence Proved By:

Britt was exonerated in the fall of 2013 by DNA testiing of the victim's underwear unavailable at the time of his trial that resulted in identification of a DNA profile of the woman's assailant that excluded Britt.

Defendant Aided By:

Florida attorney Charles Murray and the Innocence Project of Florida

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"Forensics Proved Florida Man’s Innocence After Being Wrongfully Imprisoned for Nine Years, staff writers, DNA Diagnostics Center (Fairfield, Ohio), November 26, 2013"

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"Press Release: Cheydrick Britt Exonerated Based on DNA Test Results Proving Innocence, By Jackie (staff writer), Innocence Project of Florida, November 21, 2013"

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