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Court Upholds Civil Suit Against New Canaan's Michael Farren

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NEW CANAAN, Conn. - In a decision reached Monday by the Connecticut State Appellate Court, New Canaan's Michael Farren will pay $28.6 million to his ex-wife, The New Canaan Advertiser reported .

Farren was sentenced to 15 years in prison in September 2014 for beating his ex-wife nearly to death in January 2010, the story said.

In addition to his prison sentence, Farren will be subject to an additional five years of special parole and will have a lifetime restraining order preventing him from contacting his ex-wife, the story said.

For more on Farren's case, read the Daily Voice coverage here .

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