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Two Wrongfully Convicted Brothers Awarded $75M After Spending 40 Years in Prison

Henry McCollum and Leon Brown, two brothers from Red Springs, North Carolina who spent decades in prison for a crime they did not commit, have finally received a $75 million settlement more than 6 years after they were exonerated.

THE FLORIDA STAR | THE GEORGIA STAR – A jury recently decided that the half-brothers should receive $1 million each for every year spent behind bars, which is equivalent to $31 million each in compensatory damages, as well as $13 million in punitive damages.

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