Father convicted of Shaken Baby gets exonerated after 16 years in Prison

Zavion Johnson and Paige Kaneb – attorney with the Northern California Innocence Project

A father accused of shaking his baby to death has been exonerated, but not until after he spent 16 years of his life in prison for a crime that didn’t happen.

Zavion Johnson of Sacramento, California, was just 18 years old and the oldest of 7 children at the time that a tragic accident happened. He and his wife were parents of 4 month old Nadia. While he was bathing her in the shower, he dropped his baby and she hit her head on the bathtub.  Read more…

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