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NC man wrongfully jailed for 17 years to be paid $4.6M

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DURHAM, N.C. -- What’s 17 years of your life worth? For Greg Taylor, the answer is about $4.6 million.

The SBI has agreed to pay Taylor that amount after blood evidence that was used to convict him in a murder was discredited.

Taylor sued the SBI following his exoneration in the case in 2010 after a review found questionable practices at the state crime lab.

Read more: WRAL.com