Jury Awards Record $13.2 Million in Anaheim Police In-Custody Death Case
November 22, 2019
A jury in Los Angeles awarded $13.2 million on Wednesday to the children of Vincent Valenzuela, a 32-year-old man who died following an encounter with Anaheim police in 2016. The decision came after the jury found on Monday that officers Daniel Wolfe and Woojin Jun had acted negligently and used unreasonable force in the incident.
The award is the largest ever in a civil case involving Anaheim police and an in-custody death.
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