Men falsely accused in 2006 murders to get $2.6 million in settlement

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Posted: Monday, October 21, 2013 12:00 am

LINCOLN — The cost of a murder investigation gone wrong: $2.6 million.

Matthew Livers and Nicholas Sampson have made the State of Nebraska and two counties pay for falsely accusing them of a 2006 double murder in rural Murdock. The case involved a rare combination of a coerced false confession and planted DNA evidence.

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