The city of brotherly love is hoping $4.15 million will adequately deliver the message, 'our bad,' to Shaurn Thomas - who spent 24 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit.
The now 45-year-old was actually already in police custody - for attempted theft of a motorcycle - at the time of the 1990 murder but authorities allegedly failed to confirm that fact.
His conviction was overturned in 2017. The payday is one of the largest of its kind in city history.
Telling the Philadelphia Inquirer that he isn't bitter, Thomas said, "This is just life, and this is the hand I was dealt."