Frank Johnson

Years in prison:
26
Year of crime:
1975
Year conviction was overturned:
2001

Frank Johnson was convicted of the murder of Jack Sheridan, who died after he was set alight at his shop in East London. The Court of Appeal quashed the conviction on the basis that Mr Johnson was not mentally fit to participate effectively at his original trial.

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  • Offence: Murder
  • Jurisdiction: England & Wales
  • County: London 
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Gender: M
  • Years in prison: 26
  • Offence convicted of: Murder
  • Year of crime: 1975
  • Year of initial conviction: 1975
  • Year conviction was overturned: 2001
  • Age when imprisoned: 39
  • CCRC Referral: Y
  • Tried with others: N
  • Link to full case: Not available
  • Compensation: Unknown
  • Crown argued case at CofA: Yes
  • Retrial: Unknown
  • Previous appeals: Unknown