SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco plans to pay $13.1 million to a man who for more than six years in prison after the city’s police framed him for the murder.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is expected to approve the payment to settle a civil rights lawsuit filed by Jamal Trulove.
Trulove was an aspiring actor and hip-hop artist when a jury convicted him of the murder in 2010.
A court of appeal annulled the conviction, and he was acquitted in 2015 a new process.
A federal jury last year determined two detectives manufactured evidence, coerced a key eyewitness and withheld vital information that should be dismissed Trulove. The jury Trulove and his lawyer $14.5 million.
As part of the settlement, the city is dropping its appeal.
The two detectives retired.