Can you even imagine going to jail after being wrongly convicted for something you didn’t do? And then spending 13 long years locked up behind bars while life passes you by… all for something you didn’t do?
Well that is the story of David Ayers of Cleveland Ohio, who in 1999 was convicted of killing 76 year old Dorothy Brown. Brown was found in her Cleveland apartment naked from the waist down, bludgeoned to death.
After spending 13 years in jail, DNA testing done on a pubic hair found in Dorothy Brown’s mouth proved to be from someone other than Ayers. He was released in 2011.
The jury’s verdict on Friday awarded $13.2 million to David Ayers for his pain and suffering.0