5 men wrongly convicted in Central Park rape case to receive a reported $40 million settlement

  • by: JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 20, 2014 - 2:30 PM

NEW YORK — All but closing the books on one of the most lurid crime cases in New York history, the city has agreed to a $40 million settlement with five men who were falsely convicted in the vicious 1989 rape and beating of a Central Park jogger, a city official said Friday.

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