Louisville man to receive $7.5M settlement for wrongful conviction

Louisville man to receive $7.5M settlement for wrongful conviction
Kerry Porter (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man who was wrongfully convicted of murder will receive the largest per year wrongful conviction settlement in Kentucky history.

Kerry Porter, 55, will receive a $7.5 million, $681,818 for each of the 11 years he was wrongfully incarcerated, according to Porter's attorney Loevy & Loevy Attorneys at Law.

Porter served more than a decade in prison after he was convicted of the 1996 murder of Tyrone Camp in Louisville.

He was exonerated on Dec. 19, 2011.

Porter, his supporters and Camp's family members are expected to talk to media at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

This story will be updated.

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