Individuals that have been helped by Bill Proctor and advocacy from the Seeking Justice team.
In 1986 Temujin Kensu, formally known as Frederick Freeman, was convicted to a life sentence for first-degree murder. Even though there is an overwhelming amount of evidence that proves Kensu is innocent, he has not been successful in appealing his case. With the help of Bill Proctor and the Seeking Justice team, Kensu may be closer than ever to being freed.
Lamarr Monson was convicted of brutally killing a 12-year-old girl in 1996. However, attorneys now say Monson was forced into a false confession and new fingerprint evidence pointed to another killer. Lamarr has since been freed and exonerated.
14-year-old Davontae Sanford was convicted of four counts of first-degree murder, one count of attempted murder, and one count of illegal use of a firearm. Only after the real criminal was arrested was Davontae's case looked at again. He was freed in 2016 after almost 10 years behind bars.
After a sexual assault victim picked Walter Swift out of a lineup, he was convicted of the crime and sentenced to up to 55 years in prison. Only after the Innocence Project got involved with his case were the charges against Walter dropped.
Kenneth Wyniemko was convicted of criminal sexual conduct, breaking and entering, and armed robbery and was sentenced to 40 years in prison. He was released in 2003 after DNA evidence proved he was innocent.
Lorinda Swain was arrested in 2001 on charges of sexually molesting her adopted son. She was sentenced to 25-50 years in prison. She was exonerated in 2016 after witnesses recanted their testimony and Lorinda was granted a new trial.