County of Conviction: Los Angeles
Convicted of: Murder
Sentence: 15 Years to Life
Year of Conviction: 2010
Cost of Wrongful Incarceration*: $720,000
Released: April 7, 2020
*According to the Legislative Analyst’s Office 2018-19 annual costs per CA inmate
Years Served: 11
David maintained throughout his trial that he did not intend to hit Ones with his car and had no idea he had hit him until he was told by the police investigating the incident.
CIP filed a clemency petition on behalf of David which was granted by Governor Newsom on March 27, 2020. On April 7, 2020, David was released and returned to his native Sweden after spending more than eleven years in prison.