LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man who spent nearly four decades in prison for two murders he didn’t commit will receive $21 million from the city of Simi Valley in a new settlement.

The settlement with Simi Valley was reached a year after Craig Coley received a $2 million payment from the state of California. Coley was pardoned by Gov. Jerry Brown in 2017 for the 1978 murders of his ex-girlfriend, Rhonda Wicht, and her 4-year-old son.

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When tests revealed Coley’s DNA wasn’t on a key piece of evidence used to convict him, Simi Valley’s police chief and Ventura County’s district attorney asked Brown to pardon him. He was released from prison in November 2017.

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Coley’s attorney says that while the settlement offers closure, it cannot compensate for the life he missed while behind bars.

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Simi Valley officials are now waiting to see if DNA from the case is linked to the accused Golden State Killer, Joseph DeAngelo.