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Man Who Was Falsely Accused of Murder Awarded $13.2M for Pain and Suffering | Your Black World

David Ayers, an Ohio man who was exonerated after spending 13 years in prison for murder, was awarded 13.2 million dollars for his pain and suffering.A fifty-six-year-old Ohio man was exonerated after spending 13 years in confinement for murder. He cried as a federal jury found that two Cleveland police detectives violated his civil rights by coercing and falsifying testimony and withholding evidence that pointed to his innocence on Friday. The verdict also included $13.2 million for Ayers’ pain and suffering. The verdict ends the legal battle Ayers has been fighting since his arrest in 1999.

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