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October 06, 2006

Council to settle 6 LAPD lawsuits

Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles Times
Copyright 2006 Los Angeles Times
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The City Council agreed Wednesday to pay $3.57 million to settle six lawsuits alleging that Los Angeles police officers violated the civil rights of residents, including a man who was wrongly arrested and convicted for the murder of three women.

David Allen Jones spent 11 years in prison before he was released in 2004, after the Los Angeles Police Department determined that DNA evidence linked another man to the deaths of 12 women -- many of whom were prostitutes or homeless -- including two that Jones had been convicted of killing.

Full story: Council to settle 6 LAPD lawsuits

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