CHICAGO (CBS / AP) – A jury awarded $ 7.5 million to a person who was exonerated after spending practically 30 years in jail for a homicide in Chicago.
Daniel Andersen sued a bunch of present and former Chicago cops, claiming he was pressured to admit to the killing of Cathy Trunko in 1980.
His legal professionals additionally mentioned the DNA outcomes years later eradicated a hyperlink to the 20-year-old sufferer. Andersen was launched from jail in 2007 and subsequently acquired a certificates of innocence.
A lawyer for the cops argued that Trunko and Andersen had not been fully excluded from the knife blade, which was discovered just a few blocks away.
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