Luke Dougherty

Years in prison:
1
Year of crime:
1972
Year conviction was overturned:
1973

Luke Dougherty was convicted of theft after two witnesses picked his face out of a police album. On appeal, his alibi was corroborated by around 50 witnesses and his conviction was quashed.

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  • Offence: Other
  • Jurisdiction: England & Wales
  • County: Unknown 
  • Ethnicity: Unknown
  • Gender: M
  • Years in prison: 1
  • Offence convicted of: Theft
  • Year of crime: 1972
  • Year of initial conviction: 1972
  • Year conviction was overturned: 1973
  • Affirmative evidence of innocence: Y
  • Age when imprisoned: Unknown
  • CCRC Referral: N
  • Tried with others: N
  • Link to full case: Not available
  • Type of fresh evidence at appeal: Other
  • Compensation: Unknown
  • Crown argued case at CofA: Unknown
  • Retrial: Unknown
  • Previous appeals: Unknown