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Timothy Atkins

Years served: 23

County of Conviction

Los Angeles

Convicted of

First Degree Murder, Armed Robbery


32 Years to Life


February 9, 2007

Tim Atkins was convicted of one count of murder and two counts of robbery based on false statements of a witness who claimed Tim confessed the crime to her and a bad identification procedure.   Twenty-three years later, the alleged witness to the confession recanted her testimony in front of the original trial judge, and the identification made by a victim was shown to be false. Tim was 17 when he went to prison and 40 when he was released.  For more information about Tim’s case go to:

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