190 tainted convictions.
Investigators in North Carolina have uncovered 230 cases where crime lab analysts filed reports that resulted in at least 190 tainted convictions.
8 crime lab analysts are alleged to have manipulated evidence to aid prosecutors for 16 years.
One man has been exonerated after having been incarcerated for 17 years.
His case led to the investigation into the crime lab…
…and 4 people with cases under review are on death row.
3 of the cases under investigation involved death sentences that were already carried out.
3 executions…4 people on death row…190 tainted convictions…1 man exonerated after 17 years…8 crime lab analysts cooking the evidence for 16 years.
Life or death by the numbers.