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Fishkill Man Awarded $7.5 Million in Wrongful Conviction Lawsuit Against Dutchess County

By Basch & Keegan |

Dewey Bozella, wrongfully convicted of the murder of a 92-year-old Poughkeepsie woman and imprisoned for 26 years, settled a federal civil lawsuit with Dutchess County for his wrongful conviction. The $7.5 million settlement amount, reached the day before a jury was to be selected for trial on a claim for $25 million in restitution… Read More »