Jury Awards $5.2 Million To Stanley Wrice, Who Says He Was Beaten Into Rape Confession.

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, Stanley Wrice, smiles with his attorney Heidi Linn Lambros, left, and daughter, Gail Lewis, as he leaves Pontiac Correctional Center in Pontiac, Ill.  Wrice was released after serving more than 30 years in prison when a Cook County Judge overturned his convi
(AP Photos/M. Spencer Green)

Stanley Wrice has been awarded $5.2 million after corrupt Chicago police detectives beat and tortured him into confessing to a brutal rape back in 1982.

The verdict awarded Wrice around $4 million in compensatory damages and $600,000 in punitive damages for each of the defendants.

Wrice spend more than 31 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit, for a rape that happened back in 1982. He was exonerated of his rape convictions back in 2013, but he was never given a certificate of innocence.

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