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Man Wrongfully Convicted Shares His Story

By Joyce Kryszak

Buffalo, NY – Attention to wrongful convictions is growing locally in the wake of some high profile cases, including the exoneration of Anthony Capozzi. But advocates say that such injustices are an epidemic nationally. And they say New York state is the top offender, with more wrongful convictions than even Texas.

One man from Westchester County lost his youth behind bars before the Innocence Project helped to free him. He spoke at a symposium in Buffalo Tuesday to help raise awareness of the issue.

Jeffrey Deskovic shared his story with WBFO's Joyce Kryszak. Click the "listen" icon above to hear the interview now or use your podcasting software to download it to your computer or iPod.