BUFFALO, N.Y.(WIVB) - The Queen City is honoring a native son who spent more than twodecades in prison, for crimes he did not commit.
A portion of Jersey Street will now be known as Anthony CapozziWay.
Councilman David Rivera and State Assemblyman Sam Hoyt joinedAnthony's family for Friday's unveiling.
"This dedication means a great deal to my family. My mother andfather have lived here for many many years.. over 20 years. Andthis is just a way of showing the city of Buffalo how much weappreciate them standing behind us and recognizing and supportingmy brother Anthony. And I thank you," said Capozzi's sister SharynMiller.
Capozzi was exonerated by DNA evidence back in 2007.
He was serving time for two Delaware Park rapes from the1980s.
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