John McGranaghan

Years in prison:
10
Year of crime:
1978; 1979; 1980
Year conviction was overturned:
1991

John McGranaghan was convicted of rape following identifications by three women who were raped. The conviction was overturned when new forensic evidence showed that he was not the source of semen left by the assailant.

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  • Offence: Sexual offences
  • Jurisdiction: England & Wales
  • County: London 
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Gender: M
  • Years in prison: 10
  • Offence convicted of: Rape
  • Year of crime: 1978; 1979; 1980
  • Year of initial conviction: 1981
  • Year conviction was overturned: 1991
  • Affirmative evidence of innocence: Y
  • Age when imprisoned: 39
  • CCRC Referral: N
  • Tried with others: N
  • Link to full case: Not available
  • Type of fresh evidence at appeal: DNA evidence
  • Compensation: Unknown
  • Crown argued case at CofA: Unknown
  • Retrial: Unknown
  • Previous appeals: Unknown