Debra Brown Officially Exonerated! Rocky Mountain Innocence Center Applauds Utah Supreme Court Ruling
The Rocky Mountain Innocence Center is pleased with today’s Utah Supreme Court ruling in Brown vs. State of Utah.
Just over two years ago, after serving more than 17 years in prison for a crime she did not commit, Debra Brown was exonerated. On May 2, 2011, Second District Court Judge Michael DiReda ruled Ms. Brown was factually innocent of the crime and ordered her release from prison.
The Utah Attorney General’s office appealed the district court ruling to the state’s supreme court and today the court ruled in Ms. Brown’s favor. Continue reading >