Wrongfully Convicted Brothers Get $75 Million Settlement

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Wrongfully Convicted Brothers Get $75 Million Settlement
The brothers say police coerced them into confessing and they used fabricated evidence to back up their false claims.
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It may be the largest settlement for a wrongful conviction in North Carolina history.

Two Black men were awarded $75 million for being sentenced to death for a rape and murder they didn't commit.

The men who both have intellectual disabilities have been behind bars for 31 years.

A jury decided each man should get one million dollars for each year they were wrongfully imprisoned.

The men say police coerced them into confessing and they used fabricated evidence to back up their false claims.