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David Lee Wiggins

Exconeration

Tarrant County Posts Fewer DNA Exonerations Than Dallas County

Tarrant County justice officials are posting fewer DNA exonerations than their counterparts in Dallas County.

09/09/2012

David Lee Wiggins stands with relatives and lawyers after being freed from prison. DNA tests proved he didn't rape a teen back in 1988. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Texas Man Freed After DNA Clears Him Of 1988 Rape

After serving 24 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, today a North Texas man received an apology from a judge and a standing ovation. David Lee Wiggins was freed Friday after DNA tests proved he wasn’t the person who raped a 14-year-old girl.

CBSDFW.COM–08/24/2012

Labels on vials indicate sexual assault case numbers for DNA evidence samples. (credit:  Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

DNA Clears Man Of Fort Worth Sex Assault

DNA test results have cleared a man who’s served more than 20 years of a life sentence after being convicted of sexually assaulting a teenager.

08/21/2012