Man Free After DNA Evidence Clears Him of Murder - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

    Man Free After DNA Evidence Clears Him of Murder

    A man convicted of murder in 2005 has been exonerated by DNA evidence, officials said Tuesday. Lamar Johnson was convicted of first-degree murder in 2005 in the killing of Carlos Sawyer on March 26, 2004. Johnson, who pleaded not guilty at that time, was later sentenced in 2006. (Published Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017) A man convicted of murder in 2005 has been exonerated by DNA evidence, officials said Tuesday. Lamar Johnson was convicted of first-degree murder in... See More