Jurors in a Florida courtroom saw fit, after hours of deliberation Friday, to award the family of 30-year old Gregory Vaughn Hill Jr, who was fatally shot through his garage by a sheriff deputy, $4 in compensation after they filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The decision came after the judge presiding over the case asked the jury to determine if Hill's constitutional rights had been violated and, if so, whether his family should be compensated for their loss. The jurors agreed. In doing so, they decided that $1 should be awarded to Hill's mother for funeral expenses and $1 to each of his three children.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.