Craig Coley talks with reporters in Sacramento. Photo: AP Photo

California gives US$21 million to man who spent almost 40 years in prison for murders he did not commit

  • Craig Coley spent 39 years behind bars after he was wrongly convicted of killing 24-year-old Rhonda Wicht of Simi Valley and her son in 1978
  • City official says ‘while no amount of money can make up for what happened’, awarding Coley the sum was ‘the right thing to do’
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Craig Coley talks with reporters in Sacramento. Photo: AP Photo
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