Innocent man represented by UIS Illinois Innocence Project receives executive clemency 23 years after his death in prison
The Illinois Innocence Project at the University of Illinois Springfield is pleased to announce that Grover Thompson, who was wrongfully convicted in 1981 and died in prison in 1996, has received executive clemency based on actual innocence by former Gov. Bruce Rauner. This is the first posthumous exoneration to occur in Illinois and only the 21st such exoneration nationwide, as… Read More »
- Innocent man represented by UIS Illinois Innocence Project receives executive clemency 23 years after his death in prison
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