Now, Michigan's prosecutor Dana Nessel has announced that Phillips will receive a $ 1.5 million compensation for her time behind the bars. "Money is not taxed and he will not lose any of the lawyers' fees," said lawyer Gabi Sylar for CNN. condemnation of armed robbery.
Silver says he's still fighting the conviction of armed robbery. If Phillips is acquitted on this charge, his taking from home may be even greater.
"This is great news and is absolutely the right thing to do," said Wayne County Prosecutor Kim Worth. "While this compensation will not return the 45-year-old he has been serving in jail unjustly, I sincerely hope he will bring him a deserved and fulfilling quality of life."
Richard Phillips, now 73, is only 27 when he was arrested. In October 1
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After being released last year, he was amazed at the number of varieties of orange juice in grocery stores.
from his car and killed him. The victim's victim told the investigators that he had met Phillips in a bar to discuss the murder.
In 2010, another person, Richard Polombo, admitted he had killed Harris. Four years later, the Clinic of Innocence at the University of Michigan Law School heard of Polombo's admission. After years of legal disputes, Phillips received a new trial at the end of 2017.
He became a free man in March 2018