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Miami-Dade County Agrees to Pay $600k for Deaths in Botched Police Sting

Miami-Dade County taxpayers will pay $600,000 to the families of three men who were shot to death in a botched police sting in the Redland three years ago, despite police claims that the shootings were justified.

Without admitting liability, the county has agreed to pay $240,000 each to representatives of Antonio Andrew and Roger Gonzalez Sr., and $120,000 to the survivors of Jorge Lemus, according to documents provided today by the county attorney’s office.

The family of a fourth man killed -- informant Rosendo Betancourt -- did not join in the settlement as they continue to press their wrongful death and civil rights lawsuit in federal court.

The three whose families are settling their claims were lured to a county-owned home on June 30, 2011 by Betancourt,

Added: Jul-15-2014 Occurred On: Jun-30-2011
By: FrameSync
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Location: Miami, Florida, United States (load item map)
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