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Man sues Denver for $30M, claims he was coerced into confessing to murder at 14

Lawrence Rubin Montoya served 13 years in prison before his conviction was overturned in the death of Emily Johnson

The Denver Post - June 15, 2016

"A man sentenced to life in prison after he allegedly was coerced at age 14 into confessing to the infamous murder of a teacher has sued Denver and various police officers in federal court for $30 million, citing civil rights violations."

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(photo courtesy of The Denver Post - provided by United States District Court)