Chicago Man, Stanley Wrice, Awarded $5.2 Million After Spending 31 Years In Jail Under False Conviction

Posted on AllSides March 4th, 2020
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A Chicago man was awarded $5.2 million on Tuesday (March 3) after a legal battle that lasted nearly four decades.

Stanley Wrice says he spent 31 years in prison after two police officers beat him into falsely confessing his to taking part in the brutal 1982 gang rape and assault of a woman.

Wrice said Chicago police Sgt. John Byrne and Det. Peter Dignan tortured him into giving an incriminating statement tying him to the assault. Wrice finally got closure at Dirksen Federal Courthouse after the civil trial ended in...

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