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San Francisco To Pay $13.1 Million To Man Framed By Police For Murder

Jamal Trulove spent more than six years in prison before being acquitted in 2015. A jury found police deliberately fabricated evidence and withheld exculpatory material.
Jamal Trulove attends The Last Black Man In San Francisco premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, in January. Source: Dia Dipasupil

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a $13.1 million settlement for a man framed by police for murder.

Jamal Trulove spent more than six years in prison for a 2007 murder before being acquitted

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