Saturday, March 9, 2013
Ohio man David Ayers, exonerated after 13 years in prison, wins $13m lawsuit
The AP reports, An Ohio man who spent 13 years in prison for a murder he did not commit has been awarded $13.2 milion by a federal jury. David Ayers, 56, was released from prison in 2011 after an appeals court reversed his conviction of the 1999 murder of 76-year-old Dorothy Brown. Two police detectives were found to have violated Ayers' civil rights by coercing and falsifying testimony and withholding evidence that indicated Ayers was innocent...
Read full article: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130309/ohio-man-david-ayers-exonerated-after-13-years-p
Food for thought: No amount of money can make up for spending one day in prison for a crime you didn't commit. Trust me, I know!