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American Man Found Innocent After He Had Suffered 25 Years In Jail, Gets $10m Compensation

American Man Found Innocent After He Had Suffered 25 Years In Jail, Gets $10m Compensation
An American man was discovered not guilty in the wake
of putting in 25 years in jail and was given $10 million as remuneration.

The settlement on Wednesday set a record for the city of Philadelphia where Anthony Wright was condemned to jail without the chance for further appeal in a 1991 assault and murder case, reports Xinhua news office.

DNA confirm later found demonstrated that Wright was innocent.
Innocence Project, an activist group promoting DNA evidence in criminal investigations, said in a statement that Wright was the victim of poor investigation procedures by the police, who allegedly threatened to beat Wright if he wouldn't sign a confession written by the police.

Wright is the 344th DNA exoneree in the nation, the group said.

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