Detroit Pays Millions To Wrongly Jailed Witnesses

Print More When police and prosecutors put away Joel Fuentes for murder in 2001, the conviction had a staggering, unintended cost: $1 million, the Detroit News reports. That’s what the city paid to settle five civil rights lawsuits filed by witnesses temporarily jailed during the manhunt for Fuentes and and a fellow suspect. One of the
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