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June 18th, 2009
03:00 PM ET

Bill Dillon Roundup

Plain Error
Innocence Project of Florida

There has been a flurry of activity recently surrounding the case of William Dillon.

Dillon was exonerated by DNA testing in November of 2008 and released from prison the next month. As we have mentioned a handful of times earlier, his case involved the testimony of a one John Preston who, with his dog Harass II, made the rounds providing fraudulent testimony to convict whomever the police wanted him to. Preston has been exposed as a charlatan and a fraud, and it was believed he was “regularly retained to confirm the state’s preconceived notions about cases.”

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  1. earle,florida

    Believe me,the judges, courts, and cops have a mind-set of Mississippi Burning,in the "Great State of Florida" every day with a whole lota hate to flame it,...yikes!

    June 19, 2009 at 8:55 am |