forensic biometrics

New Round of Fingerprint Matching Helps to Exonerate Wrongly Convicted Man After 36 Years

New Round of Fingerprint Matching Helps to Exonerate Wrongly Convicted Man After 36 Years

Fingerprint recognition technology has helped to exonerate a man wrongly convicted of rape and assault, leading to his freedom after 36 years in prison. The man, Archie Williams, had always insisted he was innocent of the crime, which was committed in a Baton Rouge home in December of 1982. Though there were fingerprints discovered at…